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Courses & Programs


Courses & Programs


Professional Development in Communication and Supportive Care

Where Passionate Learners Meet Expert Faculty


Professional Development in Communication and Supportive Care is a 6-month, primary 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 program consists of 3 full-day conferences; monthly webinars; small group discussions; and an in-person seminar series for social workers and chaplains.  A communication skills workshop with simulated patient encounters and real-time feedback from instructors and peers and a mindfulness workshop are  included in the conferences.

The conferences and seminars are held in person. Webinars are presented live and available on demand.  Small group discussion are held in person and by telephone.

This program welcomes professionals willing to travel to attend.

6-Month Program offered annually
Program Dates:

Coming Fall 2020

CME/CE Credits:

28 – 34


In-person conferences and seminars are held in the Chicago metropolitan area.

Applications available in the summer 2020
Health Care Professionals and Rates:
Physicians $2,000.00
Advanced Practice Nurses $1,800.00
Physician Assistants $1,800.00
Nurses $800.00
Psychologists $1,800.00
Social Workers $800.00
Chaplains $800.00
Other Professionals Please inquire.
Curriculum Focus:
  • Strengthening your clinical management skills
  • Improving your competence
  • Enhancing your communication skills
Learning takes place through:
  • 3 full-day CE/CME conferences, dates TBD
  • Communication skills workshop with simulated patients and real-time feedback from interprofessional preceptors
  • Interdisciplinary didactics and discussions
  • Webinars presented live and available on demand
  • Small group discussions on webinar presentations
  • Professional Seminar Series for social workers and chaplains

For more information, please contact
Aliza Baron

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