According to the recent Institute of Medicine Report, Dying in America, end-of-life care training and education has improved over the past several years with, however, there continues to be a need to increase the number of trained providers to engage in early discussions of advance care planning with patients and families. This page provides educational resources, conferences and training opportunities for the health care professional.
Training or Conference
Chaplaincy Health Care
Participants will gain greater understanding of the complex issues in providing palliative and end-of-life care; topics will include communication techniques quality of life management and grief care.
This online module released by the AMA
This module helps providers empower patients to communicate their end-of-life decisions.
Institute of Healthcare Improvement Open School Course
A free 4-lesson course on-line to provide education for the skills to have a conversation with your patient about end-of-life care.