Professional Development in
Communication and Supportive Care


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January 17, 2019 – October 17, 2019
This is the next generation palliative medicine training program developed by the Coleman Palliative Medicine Training Program.  Enroll here!  Spaces are limited.  A waitlist will be available when spaces fill.  Rates and enrollment information

A comprehensive 10-month, interdisciplinary palliative care training program for advanced practice nurses, nurses, chaplains, social workers, physicians, and physician assistants who care for patients with complex, advanced illness.  No prior experience in palliative care is necessary.  All levels are welcome.

  • Build up-to-date, evidence-based knowledge and skills in palliative medicine and supportive care
  • Join an expanding network of palliative care providers
  • Become an influential member of the regional medical community
  • Train as an individual or a team from a health care organization


Training Period:   January 17, 2018 – October 17, 2019
Total CME/CE Credits:   28 – 33
Time Commitment:   
28 – 33 hours

Training Schedule



2 Full-day CME/CE Conferences on Communication Skills in Palliative Care and Resilience.

January 17, 2019
October 17, 2019
12 CME/CE Credits



Monthly CE/CME Webinars presented live with learner interactions. Recorded and available on demand.

1 hour, monthly – Dates TBD
8 CME/CE Credits



Mentored Learning Communities 
virtual conferences. Take a deeper dive into webinar topics with a small group of discipline-specific professionals and faculty mentors.

1 hour, monthly – Dates TBD
CE Credits TBD



Professional Seminar Series for Social Workers and Chaplains 
meet in-person for education, support and networking. Seminars replace MLC conferences on designated months.

3 Seminars – 1:00 – 4:00 p.m.
Dates TBD
CE available



Optional
 

Shadow with a Palliative Medicine Specialist
Access to E-Learning for Self-Directed Study



Content Domains

Technical Aspects of Total Pain
Non-pain Symptom Management
Communication Skills
Psychosocial Assessments and Care Plans
Ethical Issues in Palliative Care
Spiritual Assessments and Care Plans
Resiliency and Wellness
Team-Based Palliative Care



Early Bird Rates*                Rates           


Individuals:

Physicians, Psychologists                     $ 1,000                         $ 1,100

Advanced Practice Nurses, 

Nurses, Physician Assistants,
Social Workers and Chaplains               $   800                         $   900

Institution-Based Group Discounts:

        Groups of 3 of more from the same organization receive $100 off per person and professional rate.

*Effective through November 30, 2018.



To Enroll

Step 1:  Complete Enrollment Form

Step 2:  Pay by phone with credit card or mail a check.  Payment in full is required.

By Mail

Please make checks payable to:
Rush University Medical Center
In memo line, add “Palliative Medicine Training”

Mail checks to:

Lorena Flores
Section of Palliative Medicine
Rush University Medical Center
1750 West Harrison Street, Jelke Building-604

Chicago, IL 60612
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By Phone

1-888-352-RUSH (7874)  Option 1 to register for a class
Monday -Friday 8:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. and Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Questions?  Contact Aliza Baron, Project Coordinator, Coleman Palliative Medicine Training Program

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