"PALLIATIVE CARE LEADERSHIP CENTERS" PROGRAM
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.
New York, NY, U.S.A.
"Palliative Care Leadership Centers provide intensive, operational training and yearlong mentoring for palliative care programs at every stage of development and growth. Established by the Center to Advance Palliative Care and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in 2004, PCLC has trained almost half of the nation′s hospital palliative care programs."
Ideal organizations for the Palliative Care Leadership Centers Program include:
Community-based hospitals, hospices, academic medical centers, cancer centers, children′s hospitals, VA and safety-net hospitals.
Palliative care training is ideal for teams of hospital and hospice health care professionals such as physicians, nurses, social workers, administrators and financial managers.
The organization helps interested parties learn how to start a palliative care program by providing the following information:
• Making the Case for Palliative Care
• Designing a Palliative Care Program
• Financing a Palliative Care Program
• Implementing a Palliative Care Program
• Measuring Quality & Impact of Palliative Care Programs
The Advanced Certification Program for Palliative Care certifies physicians, nurses and social workers and sets the standard for palliative care based on the National Consensus Project's Clinical Practice Guidelines.