Building Palliative Care Expertise through Interdisciplinary Models and Best Practices
What Makes this Program Different?
This program has been designed by St. Catherine faculty and advisers, including a nurse educator, nurse practitioners, a theological ethicist and a hospital chaplain.
"With increased awareness of a patient's spirit, palliative care focuses on the whole person." --Paul Galchutt, instructor.
Some Things to Consider...
- The program is appropriate for all disciplines working in palliative care and will be open to registered nurses, nurse practitioners, physicians, social workers, spiritual health providers and other members of interprofessional palliative and hospice care teams working in nursing homes, hospitals, clinics and long-term care. Though the program is NOT an examination review program for hospice and palliative medicine or nursing certifications, it will help team members focus their efforts in clinical practice.
- We encourage palliative care teams to register together. The program is also appropriate for those who wish to expand their practice to palliative care.
- All sessions meet on the St. Paul campus of St. Catherine University. Students in the class will use D2L (Desire to Learn) program management system for the online portion of the program. Please refer to the Computer Requirements page to determine if your computer meets the necessary technology requirements.