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This self-paced, online education series explores concepts and strategies integral to pediatric palliative care to help hospice and palliative care clinicians expertly support young patients with serious illnesses and their families.

Learn key strategies to enhance provider-patient communication, how to help patients understand where they are in the disease process, identify care goals, activate shared decision making, and more.

This course provides all health professionals with a common framework to understand palliative care and equips them with essential tools to implement a unified, holistic, and patient-centered care plan.

Gain a deeper understanding of the chaplain’s role as a member of an interdisciplinary team and learn more about chaplaincy practices unique to palliative care and seriously ill patients.

Tailored for nursing professionals, this course focuses on the skills and approaches designed to integrate palliative care into the overall care of chronically and seriously ill patients.

Designed to build on the patient-centered skills and strengths of social workers, this course explores important concepts in the care of seriously ill patients, such as values, ethics, mindfulness, self-care, resilience, death, and grief.

Master the full-circle model of spiritual care in this 8-week, instructor-led course. Learn to support patient goals and quality of life, manage physical and spiritual pain, practice cultural humility, support religious differences, and more.

Good nutrition is an essential part of holistic palliative care. This self-paced series explores the latest research, and teaches practical skills and approaches for using nutrition to improve quality of life at any stage of illness.

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Learn how creative self-expression promotes healing and how to guide others in art activities that help them ease anxiety, process grief, and build resilience.