Inter-Professional Palliative Care Training


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The Coleman Palliative Medicine Training Program (CPMTP) is a cross-institutional training program for advanced practice nurses, nurses, chaplains, social workers, and physician assistants who work full-time at health care systems across the greater Chicago area. We build community around a shared mission of improving the quality and access to palliative care for our patients and their families, delivering team-based care and fostering resilience learning. Faculty are experienced palliative care providers from leading academic and community medical centers and hospices across the greater Chicago area. Coming this Fall 2018 is a newly re-designed program!

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

1-year Interdisciplinary Palliative Care Training Program

Advanced Practice Palliative Immersion Training (APPI)

  • 3-month immersion training program
  • For early career APNs and PAs
  • In-person sessions, weekly webinars, communication skills training, shadowing, and more!
  • View sample syllabus
  • Coming in 2019!
  • If interested, please contact Aliza Baron

Learning Objectives