Learn About Palliative Care

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Palliative care is care to relieve the symptoms and stress of living with a serious illness. The goal of palliative care is to help people live as well as possible.

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Understanding Palliative Care

Palliative care is important and misunderstood. Learn more by completing our short online module.

Additional Palliative Care Learning Tools

See here for a list of other ways to improve knowledge and skills related to palliative care.

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Loved one with a serious illness?

Hi, my name is Jeremy. My husband was just diagnosed with terminal heart disease. When his doctor recommended palliative care I reacted in fear, thinking it sounded like a death sentence. They assured me that it's not and that people can live a long time while receiving this type of care.

I think many of us could benefit from a clearer understanding of what palliative care is and what it can offer.

Understanding Palliative Care