Inter-Professional Palliative Care Training


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The Coleman Chicago Palliative Medicine Training Program originated in 2012 as a 2-year training program for advanced practice nurses and physicians at hospitals and health care organizations across Chicagoland area. In 2014, the training program expanded training social workers and chaplains together with nurses and physicians.  An interdisciplinary training cohort was admitted in 2015.  In 2018, an Advance Practice Provider (APP) Palliative Care Immersion Training Program will be offered.

The training program remains flexibly designed to fit within a full-time work schedule. Faculty are experienced palliative care providers from leading academic and community medical centers and hospices across Chicago and the outlying areas.

Trainees’ Goals

  • Teach and model the fundamentals of palliative care to health care professionals at respective home hospitals and health care settings
  • Disseminate new methods and means of improving palliative care to patients and families

2-year Interdisciplinary Palliative Care Training Program

Immersion Training for Advanced Practice Providers in Palliative Care

  • Coming in 2018

Learning Objectives