What You’ll Learn

  1. Prepare a business plan for your program using the information collected from a needs assessment
  2. Identify key elements of the budget for your community-based palliative care program
  3. Describe variables that will impact the budget and business plan for your community-based program
  4. Identify how partnerships will sustain the program
  5. Organize compelling examples of value that provide justification for program funding

What You’ll Earn

Only CAPC members who are logged in can earn the following free Continuing Education Credits:

  • Case Management: 1.00 CE
  • Medicine: 1.00 CME
  • Nursing: 1.00 CNE

This course is only available to CAPC members. Learn More


Take the course


Take the post-test


Complete course evaluation


Download your certificate

Tools & Resources

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. Each sheet can also be used individually. Center to Advance Palliative Care, 2021.

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.

Payment Glossary

Defines key terms in payment vocabulary. Center to Advance Palliative Care, 2017.

Payment Quick Tips: Value-Based Payment Introduction

Introduction to value-based payment and its implications for palliative care. Center to Advance Palliative Care, 2019.

Virtual Office Hours

Small-group consulting calls with national subject matter experts.

Lynn Hill Spragens, MBA. President and CEO Spragens & Associates, LLC.

Tom Gualtieri-Reid, MBA. Consultant, Spragens & Associates, LLC.

Elizabeth Man, MD. Fellow, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Contact information: For technical questions about course activity, contact the Education department at 347-802-7310. For questions about continuing education credits, contact 201-957-0077.

Provided by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.