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.

Palliative Care: You Are a Bridge

Video explaining the role that palliative care plays supporting patients and families through a serious illness.


An In-Depth Look At Palliative Care And Its Services

Defining palliative care, which patients need it, how it is delivered, and how palliative care differs from hospice.

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Delivering Serious News

Communicating serious clinical news to patients and families.

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Course 1: Comprehensive Pain Assessment

Conducting a comprehensive pain assessment to guide safe and effective treatment.

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Supporting the Family Caregiver: The Burden of Serious Illness

Assessing and supporting caregivers of people with serious illness.

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