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Tools for Palliative Care Programs


The Center to Advance Palliative Care provides health care professionals with the tools, training, and technical assistance necessary to start and sustain successful palliative care programs in hospitals and other health care settings.

The tools are divided into the following categories:
  • National palliative care guidelines
  • Clinical tools
  • Measurement tools
  • Financial and strategic planning tools
  • Billing tools
  • Program administration tools
  • Marketing tools
  • Hospice–hospital relationships tools
Free registration is required.
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Center to Advance Palliative Care

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Center to Advance Palliative Care

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  • Original Summary: 08/2011
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Last updated: August 31, 2011.