New at CAPC: April 2021
Here at CAPC, we're constantly creating new products — and updating existing ones — to make sure that you have the best tools and technical assistance to do your job. We're excited to share the below update with you:
New member benefit that allows for organizations to create custom Learning Pathways and assign them to staff in order to standardize practice across the team and organization; fulfill competency requirements; onboard new staff; and more.
Financial Analysis and Budgeting Tool for Community-Based Palliative Care
Customizable workbook for community-based programs to create an operating budget and key financial stats.
Financial Analysis and Budgeting Tool: Companion Guide
Qualitative explanation of how to use the Financial Analysis and Budgeting Tool, with suggestions for improving cost-efficiency.
New Symptom Management Courses
All five courses in CAPC's Symptom Management curriculum have been updated to include the latest clinical techniques for assessing and managing common sources of distress, including nausea, constipation, dyspnea, depression, and anxiety. During the pandemic, this curriculum is free and open to all clinicians treating patients living with a serious illness. CAPC members who previously took our Symptom Management courses can take these new courses to earn new continuing education credits.
Podcast: How Research Informed a Home-Based Palliative Care Program
Drs. Robert Friedman and Kate Tindall of Austin Palliative Care in Texas discuss their journey in establishing a home-based palliative care program. They share insights on balancing growth with delivering high-quality care, and how palliative care can be a model for value-based care, with the potential to improve quality of care and reduce costs.
Fireside Chat with Diane Meier and Brynn Bowman
Join us for an informal interview and conversation between Diane Meier and CAPC’s new CEO, Brynn Bowman. It’s a unique opportunity to uncover their personal stories and ideas for the future. As with any conversation, a fireside chat is engaging only when it involves everyone, so they will spend most of the time taking your questions in the true spirit of an “ask me anything” fireside chat.
Wellness Debriefings: Open Talk about the Challenges of Our Work
Register for small, informal, facilitated discussions that offer an opportunity to exchange thoughts and feelings about work issues that affect emotional health.