COVID-19 Response Training

Training for any clinician caring for patients in the context of COVID-19. Includes continuing education courses and downloadable protocols for crisis symptom management, and communication resources specific to conversations with patients and families about COVID-19.

All courses are publicly available during the COVID-19 crisis. CAPC members, log in to your account to earn continuing education credits for course completions.

Symptom Management

Symptom Medications: COVID-19 Clinical Resource

Medications and starting doses for common symptoms. Updated 3/19/20.

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Stepwise Protocols for Crisis Symptom Management

Practical guidance to be shared with all clinicians to ensure patient symptoms are managed.

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Dyspnea

Reducing physical and emotional suffering from dyspnea for patients with serious illness.

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Course 6: Prescribing An Opioid

Safe and appropriate opioid prescribing for the opioid-naive patient with serious illness.

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Nausea and Vomiting

Identifying and managing nausea and vomiting for patients living with serious illness and their caregivers.

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Constipation

Assessing and managing constipation in people with serious illness.

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Communicating About COVID-19

COVID-Ready Communication Skills: A VitalTalk Open Source Primer

Practical advice on how to talk about difficult topics related to COVID-19, including specific phrasing for patient and family conversations.

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Communicating with Patients and Families during COVID-19

Join this Virtual Office Hour to discuss navigating difficult conversations with patients and families during COVID-19.

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Communicating with Patients and Families During COVID-19

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Serious Illness Care Program COVID-19 Response Toolkit

Conversation guide, telehealth communication tips, recommendation aid, and care planning resources.

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Comprehensive COVID-19 Response Toolkit

CAPC COVID-19 Response Resources

This toolkit includes crisis communication and symptom management protocols for all clinicians, and guidance to help palliative care teams address high levels of volume and stress during a crisis.

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