Professional Development in Communication and Supportive Care is a 6-month palliative care training program for interprofessional health care professionals who care for patients with serious, advanced illnesses. Training is evidence-based and incorporates interdisciplinary approaches to care. It is comprehensive, affordable and accessible for busy health care professionals.
The training consists of 3 full-day conferences; 3 half-day professional seminars for social workers and chaplains only; 3 one-hour Mentored Learning Community meetings for medical, nursing and psychologist trainees; and 2-3 webinars monthly. A resilience workshop session and a half-day communication skills workshop with simulated patient encounters is held at the full-day conference in November.
APPs and physicians who work in palliative care or aspire to are encouraged to add-on an extension course in specialty-level palliative care. It offers 10 virtual webinars.
Next session: 9/7/2021 – 2/25/2022
Specialty extension: 10 weeks beginning 3/2022
31 – 37
All sessions are held virtually. Recordings are available for the course duration.
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