FAQ Type: Course Information


Course Formats

Our instructor-led online courses provide in-depth content, a small-group learning environment, and personal feedback from experts in palliative care teaching and practice.

Most instructor-led courses repeat throughout the year. To receive notification of the program dates, please email one of our Relationship Managers at palliativecare@csusm.edu and note

Our instructor-led courses typically range from 20 to 30 participants per cohort. 

We do not issue letter grades. Each course provides a certificate of completion for continuing education credits issued by the California State

The Institute confers certificates of completion, not certification. Certification in hospice and palliative care is offered only by national certifying bodies, and usually involves

Yes, continuing education (CE) hours for all courses are provided through California State University San Marcos, which is accredited by the Western

Yes, we offer CME credits for some of our courses. The CME credits provided are AMA PRA Category 1. The hours are noted on

Our programs are designed for busy working professionals. The time required per week for instructor-led courses varies by program and is relative

Our faculty includes nationally recognized experts in palliative care and hospice care as well as specialists in fields including oncology, cardiology, nutrition,