CAPC helps organizations to:

  • Start, sustain, and scale your palliative care program
  • Build reliable and affordable systems to identify, assess, and plan care for seriously ill patients
  • Train clinicians from all specialties and disciplines in communication skills, pain and symptom management, and family support

All staff at member organizations have free access to CAPC resources, including online courses with continuing education credits for all disciplines and ABIM Maintenance of Certification (MOC) points for physicians.

What’s in the Toolkit

Use membership tools to build and sustain your palliative care service and to train clinicians from all specialties and disciplines to improve care for people with serious illness.

Toolkits for Palliative Care Programs

Drawn from best practices in palliative care program design, these toolkits are curated, proven resources for building or strengthening your program. Use the toolkits for tutorials, case studies, downloadable tools, and presentations.

Online Clinical Training Courses For All Clinicians

Online training curriculum for all specialties and disciplines to strengthen their care of patients living with serious illness. Free continuing education credits for all, and physicians receive ABIM MOC points for select courses.

Webinars

Presentations from national leaders on emerging topics in the field and successful palliative care program models.

Virtual Office Hours

Small-group consulting calls with national subject matter experts.

Master Clinician Series

Presentation of complex patient cases by an interdisciplinary faculty, followed by group discussion.

First steps for getting the most out of your CAPC membership.

How to Use CAPC Membership

Twice-monthly webinar tour of CAPC membership resources, with Q&A.

CAPC Membership Administrator How-To Guide
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Tips for getting the most out of CAPC membership across your organization.

How to Create a CAPC User Account
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Instructions for creating an individual CAPC user account. Center to Advance Palliative Care, 2019.

Sample Spread the Word Email
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Sample email used by a CAPC member organization to promote use of online clinical training.

CAPC tools to spread the word about membership to staff, and to improve care quality for people living with serious illness.

CAPC Membership Guide for Palliative Care Leads
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Tips for maximizing CAPC membership value and engagement within your organization.

Downloading CAPC Member Activity Reports
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Instructions for downloading CAPC membership activity reports. Center to Advance Palliative Care, 2019.

Spread the Word Email Template
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Invite staff to register as CAPC users.

Sample Spread the Word Email
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Sample email used by a CAPC member organization to promote use of online clinical training.

All staff from member organizations have access to CAPC's online curriculum, with free continuing education credits for physicians, nurses, social workers, case managers, and licensed professional counselors, and ABIM MOC points for physicians.

CAPC Curriculum - Continuing Education Credits Overview

Course catalog for CAPC's clinical training curriculum. Onboard new palliative care team members using standardized training, or train non-palliative care specialists in core skills. All courses provide continuing education credits for all disciplines and are free for CAPC members.

Online Clinical Training Courses For All Clinicians

Online training curriculum for all specialties and disciplines to strengthen their care of patients living with serious illness. Free continuing education credits for all, and physicians receive ABIM MOC points for select courses.

Downloading CAPC Member Activity Reports
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Instructions for downloading CAPC membership activity reports. Center to Advance Palliative Care, 2019.

CAPC Designation Provides Standard Competencies

CAPC Designation provides standard competencies in Pain Management, Symptom Management, Communication Skills, Dementia Care, Social Work for Serious Illness, and Registered Nursing Practices for Serious Illness

Training All Clinicians in Essential Communication and Symptom Management Skills

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.

Courses by Other Specialties and Disciplines

The following toolkits contain recommended courses and tools for nonpalliative care specialties and/or roles. CAPC's online courses provide free CE credits for all staff at member organizations, and ABIM MOC points for physicians.

Sample Spread the Word Email
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Sample email used by a CAPC member organization to promote use of online clinical training.

Sample Proposal for a Training Pilot
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Customizable proposal to leadership to conduct a clinical training pilot using CAPC courses.

Tips for Staff Engagement in Training

How to engage staff in a clinical training initiative using CAPC's online courses.

"The Value of CAPC Membership" Presentation

Customize this PowerPoint presentation to explain the value of CAPC membership to your organizational leadership. This pitch deck shows how CAPC's training and tools will help your organization transform care for people living with serious illness and illustrates your return on investment. This information can also inform an effective grant request.