What You’ll Learn

  1. Promote collaborative relationships with treating providers
  2. Build confidence in making calls to treating providers to discuss care priorities
  3. Build skills for communicating with treating providers on the needs of people with serious illness, offering support and recommendations as appropriate
  4. Identify how and when it is appropriate to suggest referral for specialty palliative care

What You’ll Earn

Only CAPC members who are logged in can earn the following free Continuing Education Credits:

  • Medicine: 0.75 CME, 0.75 ABIM MOC (Medical Knowledge Only)
  • Nursing: 1.00 CNE
  • Social Work: 1.00 CE (NYSED)

This course is only available to CAPC members. Learn More


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Tools & Resources

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.

Communicating with Treating Clinicians: How Medical Directors Can Support Best Care for the Seriously Ill: Key Takeaways

Stepwise approach to collaborating with treating clinicians to ensure access to palliative care for patients with serious illness.

Serious Illness Strategies for Health Plans and ACOs

The case for health plans and accountable care organizations to advance access to quality palliative care, and practical guidance for implementation. Center to Advance Palliative Care, 2017.

Tom Gualtieri-Reed, MBA. Consultant, Spragens & Associates, LLC.

Allison Silvers, MBA. Vice President, Payment and Policy, Center to Advance Palliative Care.

Amy Case, MD, FAAHPM. Associate Professor of Oncology, Chair, Department of Supportive Care.*

Melissa Bakar, MD. Assistant Professor, Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.*

Megan E. Rau, MD. Geriatrics and Palliative Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.

*indicates ABIM Peer Reviewer

Contact information: For technical questions about course activity, contact the Education department at 347-802-7310. For questions about continuing education credits, contact 201-957-0077.

Provided by the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai.