Free resources and other tools to support your team
The many strengths of palliative care—communication, advance care planning, pain and symptom management, and psychosocial/spiritual support—are needed more than ever. These free resources explore palliative care topics and strategies designed to strengthen your practice and enhance your team. Stay engaged with us to access new resources as they become available.
Great telemedicine training videos with national experts
Learn practical tips and strategies for using telemedicine to connect with patients in any practice setting in these one-hour free videos featuring experts in telehealth and serious illness care. These recordings, from a series of live open forums made possible with support from the California Health Care Foundation, are facilitated by Michael Fratkin, MD, and Brian Mistler, PhD, of ResolutionCare Network.
Effectiveness and Connection via Telemedicine: Getting Past the (Real and Imagined) Hurdles
Featuring Michael Fratkin, MD, Brian Mistler, PhD, and Jennifer Ballentine, MA
Expert Q&A on Symptom Management and Patient Education at a Distance
Featuring Mike Rabow, MD, FAAHPM, Professor of Clinical Medicine, and Associate Chief of Education & Mentoring in the Division of Palliative Medicine at the University of California, San Francisco.
Virtually Anything in COVID-19: The Many Uses of Technology for Caring
Featuring Dana Lustbader, MD, FAAHPM, Division Chief of Palliative Medicine at ProHEALTH in New York.
Best Practices for Hosting Sensitive Conversations by Video
Featuring Brook Calton, MD, MHS, a palliative care specialist, program developer, and educator at UCSF Medical Center Division of Palliative Medicine.
Boundaries and Intimacy: How We Can Connect Deeply at a Distance
Featuring Judy Long, MA, MS, a palliative care chaplain with UCSF’s Symptom Management Service and UCSF’s Parkinson’s Disease Supportive Care Clinic.
Emergency Medicine, Nursing Home Residents, and Tele-Palliative Care: Past, Present, and Future
Featuring Claritza Rios, MD, a physician leader in Northern California with extensive experience in emergency medicine, telemedicine, and palliative care.
“Courses that the CSU Shiley Institute for Palliative Care makes available are affordable, accurate and make a difference in my ability to give quality care to patients and families during some of the most difficult decisions they’ll face regarding quality of life, death and aftercare. ”
Rev. Neil Cardwell, MDiv.