What You’ll Learn

  1. Prepare an estimate of your expected patient volume
  2. Define the high-priority service features of your program
  3. Complete a draft team staffing plan
  4. Identify the interdependencies between patient volume, service features, and the staffing plan

What You’ll Earn

CAPC members can earn the following free continuing education credits:

  • Medicine: 0.75 CME
  • Nursing: 1.00 CNE

This course is only available to CAPC members. Learn More

LOGIN
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Take the course

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Take the post-test

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Complete course evaluation

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Download your certificate

Tools & Resources

Hospital Patient Volumes and Characteristics Worksheet
MEMBERS ONLY locked

Estimate patient volume using national comparative data from the CAPC National Palliative Care Registry. Center to Advance Palliative Care, 2015.

Hospital Program Design Service Features Checklist
MEMBERS ONLY locked

Planning worksheet for coverage, service norms, and staffing on the inpatient team. Center to Advance Palliative Care, 2015.

Hospital Palliative Care Program Staffing Worksheet
MEMBERS ONLY locked

Project staffing FTE per discipline based on expected patient volumes. Center to Advance Palliative Care, 2015.

Hospital Palliative Care Program Design Variables to Consider
MEMBERS ONLY locked

A catalog of design decisions and trade offs to refine your program design. Center to Advance Palliative Care, 2015.

Constance Dahlin, MSN, ANP-BC, ACHPN, FPCN, FAAN. Consultant, Center to Advance Palliative Care.

Andrew E. Esch, MD, MBA. Consultant, Center to Advance Palliative Care.

Philip Higgins, PhD, LICSW. President Lighthouse Counseling of Salem, Inc.

Sivan Ben-Moshe, MD. Fellow, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Sachin Kale, MD. Fellow, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

Katie Wang, MD. Fellow, 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.

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.