Welcome to the Center to
Advance Palliative Care
We provide essential tools, training, technical assistance, and connection for all clinicians caring for people with a serious illness.
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What's New at the Center to Advance Palliative Care
Events, ideas, and resources for improving the care of people living with a serious illness.
Diane Meier Interviewed about Tenure at CAPC and Future of Palliative Care
Hospice News article features exclusive interview with Dr. Diane Meier on the progress of palliative care and lessons learned at CAPC.
Become a CAPC Member
Join a vibrant network of health care professionals at over 1,700 organizations benefiting from CAPC membership
- Start or strengthen your palliative care program
- Address gaps in care
- Train staff of all specialties and disciplines in communication, pain and symptom management, and other key skills
CAPC offers a wide variety of free resources, but members get exclusive access to even more.
Clinical and operational online curriculum with FREE continuing education credits for all disciplines, and free MOC points for physicians
Webinars with leading experts in the field, and Virtual Office Hours where you can consult with CAPC faculty
Hundreds of ready-to-use tools, tutorials, case studies, and monographs to draw from best practices in palliative care
Clinicians from all specialties and disciplines can improve their skills and practice while earning continuing education credits and CAPC Designation status
Online self-study curriculum units:
Defining palliative care, which patients need it, how it is delivered, and how palliative care differs from hospice.
Tools and Technical Assistance
Access proven resources for new and established programs
Includes 24 resources:
- Setting Up a Program
- Preparing Patients and Families
- Conducting Telehealth Visits: Etiquette
- Conducting Telehealth Visits: Remote Physical Examination
- Telehealth Documentation and Billing
Includes 28 resources:
- Palliative Care Impact
- Tools for Making the Case to Stakeholders
- Successful Care Models
- For Patients and Families