Office-Based Palliative Care Program Design

Last Reviewed: January 15, 2015

What You’ll Learn

  1. Identify the key components of clinic development in terms of planning, mission and vision, core services, structure, and administrative oversight
  2. Implement a plan to develop an office-based program focusing on population, personnel, capacity, accessibility, and responsibility
  3. Develop processes for patient-care issues, including palliative care roles, responsibilities, and access, as well as a referral process and follow-up
  4. Create a process for early data collection at initiation of services

What You’ll Earn

CAPC members can earn the following free continuing education credits:

Case Management: 1.25 CE
Medicine: 0.75 CME
Nursing: 1.00 CNE
Social Work: 1.25 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 Palliative Care Needs Assessment and Decision-Making Tool

Last Updated: January 29, 2019

Step-by-step tool to evaluate patient need, stakeholder priorities, organizational readiness, and sites of care for a new or growing community-based palliative care service.

Designing an Office or Clinic Palliative Care Program

Last Updated: March 4, 2019

This toolkit, Designing an Office or Clinic Palliative Care Program, was developed to increase access to palliative care services for patients in a community clinic or office setting and their families.

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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.

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