What You’ll Learn

  1. Define palliative care and the impact it has on quality of life for patients and their families
  2. Describe the characteristics of patients who can benefit from palliative care
  3. 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 (Medical Knowledge Only)
  • Nursing: 1.00 CNE
  • Social Work: 1.25 CE (NYSED)
  • Social Work: 1.00 CE (NASW)

This course is open-to-all at no cost.

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Tools & Resources

About Palliative Care

Definition of palliative care and how it improves quality of life for patients living with a serious illness, and their families.

2019 State-by-State Report Card on Access to Palliative Care in Our Nation's Hospitals

2019 report on growth of hospital palliative care across the fifty states, gaps in access, and federal and state policy recommendations.

‘I Don’t Want Jenny To Think I’m Abandoning Her’: Views On Overtreatment

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.

Amy Case, MD, FAAHPM. Associate Professor of Oncology, Chair, Department of Supportive Care.*

Melissa Bakar, MD. Assistant Professor, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.*

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.

*indicates ABIM Peer Reviewer

Contact information: For technical questions about online activity or continuing education credits, contact membership@capc.org or 212-201-2674.

Provided by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

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