If you are a professional caring for people with serious illnesses, this course offers you and your team the tools and skills you need to work cohesively to provide the best whole-person care to patients and families. This course is designed for professionals from all disciplines in all care settings. (See related courses below for Core Concepts for Nurses, Core Concepts for Chaplains, Core Concepts for Social Workers; team training also available.)
Spiritual and existential distress are common forms of suffering for patients and families impacted by chronic or serious illness. This course provides chaplains with a comprehensive understanding of palliative care best practices, and new skills and strategies to effectively support seriously ill patients.
Developed for nursing professionals, this self-paced course delivers an in-depth overview of palliative care nursing, and provides practical tools and strategies to enhance your practice and effectiveness in caring for seriously-ill patients and families in any care setting.
This course builds on the holistic, patient-centered skills, and strengths of social workers and brings into focus the important role they play as part of transdisciplinary teams. The course explores how this foundation is used to address values, mindfulness, critical thinking, and relationships.