Provider palliative care

Palliative Care resources for providers:

The most recent publication of Clinical  Practice guidelines for Palliative Care Providers from National Consensus Project.  Clinical Practice Guidelines for Palliative Care, 4th Edition- 

The Center to Advance Palliative Care is a national organization committed to advancing quality care for people living with serious illness. 

The National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO) – is the largest nonprofit membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals in the United States.

The Coalition to Transform Advanced Care is a national organization dedicated to improving care for those living with serious illness. Their work focuses on policy and advocacy, state and community organizing, and family caregiver support. 

The National Academy for State Health Policy is a nonpartisan forum of policy makers across state governments aimed at learning, leading, and implementing innovative solutions to health policy challenges.

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine is a national professional organization aimed at advancing hospice and palliative medicine and improving the care of patients with advanced illness.

The  Colorado Cancer Plan addresses the work the state is doing to reduce the burden of cancer. Palliative Care is addressed under Goal 10.

The Home Care and Hospice Association is a local organization providing advocacy, education, information and resources, and best practices of care for Colorado.

The University of Colorado offers a graduate or certificate program for providers and interdisciplinary professionals in Palliative Care. This program is designed to prepare professionals to meet the needs of patients and families living with serious illness. University of Colorado Graduate Certificate and Master of Science in Palliative Care Program.