This learning pathway contains training in core skills for spiritual care providers working with seriously ill patients, including communication, supporting family caregivers, and identifying when patients would benefit from specialty palliative care.
Video explaining the role that palliative care plays supporting patients and families through a serious illness.
Defining palliative care, which patients need it, how it is delivered, and how palliative care differs from hospice.
Communicating serious clinical news to patients and families.
Conducting a comprehensive pain assessment to guide safe and effective treatment.
Assessing and supporting caregivers of people with serious illness.
This course provides context and best practices for identifying older adults at risk for poor outcomes, including falls, delirium, and caregiving challenges.
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