Palliative Care

Resources & Sample Instruction Materials

Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC).
Advances the end of life care by providing access to an online community of scholars. Teaching tools and numerous educational resources are provided on this site.
https://www.capc.org/

Extended Standardized Patient Scenario (ESPS): The University at Buffalo provides an example of a Palliative Medicine elective for residents and 4th year medical students that include a new teaching modality labeled as the Extended Standardized Patient Scenario (ESPS). Evidence based medicine resources are included. 
http://bioethics.buffalo.edu/esps/

Pain Relief for Terminally Ill Patients: Michigan State University's course materials help medical student assess and treat pain relief in terminally ill patients. In addition to topics on pain assessment, treatment and side effects, a list of additional website links and references is provided.
http://learn.chm.msu.edu/painmanagement/index.asp

Completing A Life: Used in medical education at Michigan State University, this site provides a comprehensive list of palliative care resources, personal stories and detailed information surrounding completing a life. 
http://commtechlab.msu.edu/sites/completingalife/audioon/welcome.html

Palliative Care Clerkship: University of Washingtons palliative care clerkship includes educational goals, modules and summary of competencies.
http://www.fammed.washington.edu/palliativecare/

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