An In-Depth Look At Palliative Care And Its Services
Last Reviewed: January 15, 2015
What You’ll Learn
- Define palliative care and the impact it has on quality of life for patients and their families
- Describe the characteristics of patients who can benefit from palliative care
- Locate resources to address your patients' palliative care needs
What You’ll Earn
After completing the course, you’ll earn a Verification of Attendance certificate.
CAPC members can earn the following free continuing education credits:
Case Management: 1.25 CE
Licensed Professional Counselors: 1.00 CE
Medicine: 0.75 CME, 0.75 ABIM MOC
Nursing: 1.00 CNE
Social Work: 1.25 CE (NYSED)
Social Work: 1.00 CE (NASW)
A CAPC Member? Login now.
Not a member? Learn more about becoming a CAPC member.
This course is open-to-all at no cost.Start
Take the course
Download your certificate
Tools & Resources
About Palliative Care
Last Updated: November 5, 2019
Definition of palliative care and how it improves quality of life for patients living with a serious illness, and their families.view
2019 State-by-State Report Card on Access to Palliative Care in Our Nation's Hospitals
Last Updated: September 26, 2019
2019 report on growth of hospital palliative care across the fifty states, gaps in access, and federal and state policy recommendations.download
‘I Don’t Want Jenny To Think I’m Abandoning Her’: Views On Overtreatment
Last Updated: February 28, 2019
A palliative care physician helps a cancer patient cope with her coming death, while her oncologist struggles to give up treatment. Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP. Health Affairs Blog, 2014.download
Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP, FAAHPM
Director, Center to Advance Palliative Care
Andrew E. Esch, MD, MBA
Medical Education Consultant, Center to Advance Palliative Care
Lynn Hill Spragens, MBA
Spragens & Gualtieri-Reed
Philip Higgins, PhD, LICSW
Lighthouse Counseling of Salem, Inc.
Constance Dahlin, MSN, ANP-BC, ACHPN, FPCN, FAAN
Center to Advance Palliative Care
Tom Gualtieri-Reed, MBA
Spragens & Gualtieri-Reed
Sivan Ben-Moshe, MD. Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Sachin Kale, MD. Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.
Katie Wang, MD. Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
Jay R. Horton, PhD, ACHPN, FNP-BC, MPH, CENP. Director of Nursing Safety, Quality, and Performance Improvement Mount Sinai Hospital. Assistant Professor Department of Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.