How Limited Palliative Care Staffing May Impact COVID-19 Suffering
Updated March 27, 2020 | By CAPC Staff
Though the majority of US hospitals (with over 50 beds) have a palliative care team, there simply aren't enough specialists to meet patient needs. And now that more and more patients are becoming seriously ill with coronavirus, teams are in higher demand than ever, providing symptom management and more.
How CAPC is Helping
CAPC is calling upon all clinicians (across disciplines and specialties) to enhance and deploy the skills necessary for symptom distress. To help meet this need, all COVID-19 resources are free and accessible for all – including courses and additional tools, and are updated regularly.
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