Categories of resources available for practice improvement projects and professional development:

Organizations and Resources

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Care Medicine (AAHPM)

American Academy of Pediatrics

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) Palliative and End-of-Life Care

American Society for Pain Management Nursing (ASPMN)

Association of Professional Chaplains

Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) Tools, Training & Technical Assistance

Chicago End-of-Life Care Coalition

Children’s Hospice International

Dartmouth Atlas of Health Care

End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC), American Association of Colleges of Nursing

End of Life/Palliative Care Resource Center (EPERC), Medical College of Wisconsin

End of Life Patient Education Materials by Barbara Karnes RN

The George Washington Institute for Spirituality and Health

Greater Illinois Pediatric Palliative Care Coalition

Harvard Medical School Center for Palliative Care

Hospice Foundation of America

Hospice and Palliative Care Specialty Certificate Requirements for Chaplains

Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association

Illinois Hospice & Palliative Care Organization

Initiative for Pediatric Palliative Care

International Congress on Palliative Care

Medical College of Wisconsin Palliative Care Center

National Board for Certification of Hospice and Palliative Nurses (NBCHPN)

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO)

NHPCO: Pediatric Hospice and Palliative Care

National Palliative Care Research Training Center

Physician Orders for Life-sustaining Treatment Paradigm (POLST)

The Spirituality and Health Online Education and Resource Center: SOERCE 

Social Work Hospice & Palliative Care Network (SWHPN)