Professional Development in Communication and Supportive Care (PDCSC) is an interdisciplinary palliative care training program for health care professionals who care for patients with serious, advanced illnesses.
NEW in 2023! Sessions on pediatrics, geriatrics and vulnerable patient populations
Advanced practice providers, physicians, nurses, social workers, chaplains and psychologists
Virtual with an in-person option (See the “fine print” below.). Sessions are recorded with on-demand access on the Canvas learning management system at the University of Chicago.
2 full-day conferences, 1 half-day communication skills workshop with practice cases with standardized patients, weekly webinars, half-day seminars for social workers and psychologists (combined) and chaplains.
What to Expect:
Expert instructors, interdisciplinary teaching that case-based and evidence-based. Interactive webinars styled as Lunch ‘N Learn, Ask the Expert, Test your Readiness for Inpatient Care, Evolving Issues in Palliative Care.
The curriculum is aligned with professional core competencies. An over abundance of webinars are offered. Participants choose your own adventure attending sessions that meet your learning needs. We recommend selecting 3 webinars to view each month. View a preliminary schedule further below.
No prior palliative care experience is necessary. Experienced providers appreciate the knowledge and skill updates offered in this course.
The fine print
Professional Development in Communication and Supportive Care (PDCSC)
September 29, 2023 – March 15, 2024
Specialty-Level Palliative Care Webinar Series
April 2024 – June 2024
34.75 – 42.25
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