Toolkits for Palliative Care Programs
Leveraging CAPC membership to start a new program, grow the service or expand into new care settings, and train all clinical staff.
Select the care setting of your palliative care program - hospital, office/clinic, home, or long-term care.
Tools to make the case for palliative care resources and financial partnerships, including: the palliative care evidence base, and downloadable tools for presenting the case.
Toolkit for building a business plan and budget, forming financial partnerships, and operating the program efficiently.
Strategic planning for program growth, including making the case, demonstrating value, and strengthening relationships with partners.
Hire and onboard your staff, manage program operations, and ensure a healthy high-functioning team using this toolkit.
Toolkit with billing and coding best practices for palliative care services delivered in the hospital or the community.
Use this toolkit to select program measures that demonstrate value to stakeholders and support quality care delivery. Overcome common measurement obstacles and synthesize program data.
Toolkit to support strategic planning, team leadership, and professional development for the palliative care leader.
Addressing the physical, psychological, and social impacts of serious illness, as well as the functioning of a healthy interdisciplinary team.
Designing high-quality, sustainable palliative care as a separate business line.
Guidance on program design and program operations for the pediatric palliative care program.
Improving operations and training clinical staff to identify, stratify, and meet the needs of patients living with serious illness at the population level.
Toolkit for finding the right patients at the right time to address gaps in care.
Improving productivity and efficiency to ensure team health and operating within budget.
Tools to develop financial partnerships including: making the case, contracting considerations, and how to use legal and financial advisers.
Guidance on educating patients, families, referrers, and partners about the value of palliative care.
Integrating palliative care practices in the ICU through training and collaboration.
Integrating palliative care practices in the Emergency Department (ED) through training and collaboration.
Foundational knowledge for emerging nurse leaders.
Information for clinicians from all disciplines about specialty certification, and for teams about program certification.
Tools to design and implement a training initiative for care teams from all specialties, to improve quality of life for patients and families living with serious illness.
Training clinicians to support people with dementia and their caregivers, and guidance for quality improvement initiatives.
Recommended policy improvements at the federal level.
Implementing change at the state level.