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Courses & Programs


Courses & Programs


Advanced Training in Supportive Care for Serious Illness

Beyond the Basics


OCTOBER 10, 2024 – DECEMBER 20, 2024

This is a new course designed for advanced practice nurses, physician assistants, physicians and nurses seeking to seeking to level up their skills in multimodal pain management and challenging conversations.

Webinars on Advanced Topics in Pain Management:

  1. Top Ten Tips for Behavioral Pain Management
  2. Non-Pharmacologic Approaches to Pain Management
  3. Managing Pain in the Setting of Substance Use Disorder
  4. Radiation Therapy in Palliative Care
  5. In the Trenches, Special Considerations for Complex Painful Conditions

1 1/2 day Intensive for Advanced Practice Providers Only

  • Dates:  October 10  1:00-4:00 pm CT and October 11  8:30-3:30 pm CT
  • Location:  Choose to join by live-stream or attend in-person at the University of Chicago Medical Center.   In-person spaces are limited and will fill on a rolling basis.
  • Topics:  Communication Skills, Ethical Issues, Social Work Case Management Perspectives on Disposition Planning and Goal-Concordant Care, Spiritual Assessments, Pathways into and Opportunities for Professional Development for APPs

CME Podcast:  Micro-Skills on the Move
Brief interviews with experts discussing common, challenging clinical topics

CME Webinar Library: Special Populations

  1. Patients with Intellectual or Developmental Disabilities
  2. Perinatal Palliative Care
  3. Frail and Multi-Morbid Patients
  4. Mental Health and Special Needs in Palliative Care
  5. Caring for Caregivers

Advanced practice providers — 18.75 credits
Physicians — 11.5 credits
Nurses — 11.5 credits

Dates and times vary. View a preliminary schedule.

Preliminary Schedule
Course Comparison Chart
Presentation Snippet:
Logistics and More:
  • Speakers elicit engagement from participants and welcome questions.
  • Webinar recordings, additional resources and speakers’ slides are available on a course learning management system at the University of Chicago.
  • A webinar evaluation must be submitted for each webinar viewed to earn CME/CE credit.
  • CME/CE certificates may be claimed at the end of the course, and are not available earlier.
  • Webinar dates and times vary. Take note of the schedule.
Advanced Practice Nurses(Includes 1 1/2 day conference) $570.00
Physician Assistants(Includes 1 1/2 day conference) $570.00
Physicians $390.00
Nurses $240.00
Group rates available for 3 or more. Contact Aliza Baron

For more information, please contact
Aliza Baron

Frequently Asked Questions

"The curriculum and faculty are both excellent."

"Priceless and valuable information. Opportunities for networking. Developing providers to promote and provide excellent care. I really appreciated the pace and the length of the program. The price after all is all worth it."

"Great way to learn basic palliative care skills in a safe and collaborative environment."

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