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.
Self-paced course on Working With POLST
Free for the month of April. This self-paced online course walks you through how to fill out the POLST form - a doctor's order that is recognized throughout the medical system. You'll learn how to help patients protect against unwanted or medically ineffective treatments and ensure their wishes are honored.LEARN MORE
New strategies on self-care, advance care planning, and more
The Institute publishes free eBooks highlighting important themes in palliative care and delivering practical strategies for health professionals caring for people with serious illnesses. Download these powerful tools and share with your colleagues.LEARN MORE
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.
Featuring Michael Fratkin, MD, Brian Mistler, PhD, and Jennifer Ballentine, MA
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.
Featuring Dana Lustbader, MD, FAAHPM, Division Chief of Palliative Medicine at ProHEALTH in New York.
Featuring Brook Calton, MD, MHS, a palliative care specialist, program developer, and educator at UCSF Medical Center Division of Palliative Medicine.
Featuring Judy Long, MA, MS, a palliative care chaplain with UCSF’s Symptom Management Service and UCSF’s Parkinson’s Disease Supportive Care Clinic.
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.