Introduction to Palliative Care in the Community

Last Reviewed: January 15, 2015

What You’ll Learn

  1. Describe the characteristics and principles of community-based palliative care
  2. Explain the benefits of community-based palliative care for patients, families, and health systems
  3. Differentiate between palliative care in the hospital or hospice and in the community
  4. Identify various models of community-based palliative care

What You’ll Earn

CAPC members can earn the following free continuing education credits:

Case Management: 1.00 CE
Licensed Professional Counselors: 1.00 CE
Medicine: 0.75 CME
Nursing: 1.00 CNE
Social Work: 1.00 CE (NYSED)
Social Work: 1.00 CE (NASW)

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Tools & Resources

National Coalition for Hospice and Palliative Care

Last Updated: February 28, 2019

Home to the National Consensus Project for Quality Palliative Care, the Coalition was founded by the leading hospice and palliative care organizations to coordinate and collaborate on issues and activities of importance to the interdisciplinary hospice and palliative care field.

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Community-Based Models of Care Delivery for People with Serious Illness

Last Updated: January 29, 2019

Guiding principles for care of patients with serious illness in community settings, including best practice examples. National Academy of Sciences, 2017.

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

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

Lynn Hill Spragens, MBA. President and CEO Spragens & Associates, LLC.

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.

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.

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.