Professional Development in Communication and Supportive Care (PDCSC) is a 6-month palliative care training program for interprofessional health care professionals who care for patients with serious, advanced illnesses. The comprehensive curriculum addresses interdisciplinary approaches to care that are trauma-informed and evidence-based. It is comprehensive, affordable and accessible for busy health care professionals.
The training is entirely virtual and all sessions are recorded for ease-of-access. The training schedule 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 physicians, nurses and psychologists; and 2-3 webinars monthly for all. The training includes a half-day communication skills workshop with simulated patient encounters and an experiential mindfulness session.
APPs and physicians who work in palliative care or aspire to are encouraged to add-on the Specialty-Level Palliative Care (SPC) webinar series. Application included in the PDCSC application.
Session: 9/8/2021 – 2/25/2022
Specialty-Level Palliative Care webinars:
10 weeks, March-May, 2022
34 – 41
All sessions are held virtually. Recordings are available for the course duration.
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