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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 Organization Brief Summary

End-Of-Life Conference – Kennewick

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.

End-of-life planning with your patients

This online module released by the AMA This module helps providers empower patients to communicate their end-of-life decisions.

Training for End-of-Life Conversations

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.