Members get 10% discount on advance care planning courses by CSU Institute for Palliative Care

Did you know November is National Hospice and Palliative Care Month? Celebrate all month long by taking advantage of the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California (CCCC) member discount of 10% on all advance care planning courses offered by the CSU Institute for Palliative Care. This is a regular benefit of membership with CCCC. Individual CCCC membership: […]


CSU Institute for Palliative Care opens applications for $25,000 in scholarships

Scholarships facilitate training of more palliative care professionals in Southern California The CSU Institute for Palliative Care is announcing that $25,000 in scholarships for palliative care education is available to Southern California nurses, social workers, and other working professionals. The application deadline is midnight on Monday, November 28, 2016. The Institute extends an invitation to […]


Coalition members save 10% on all courses with the CSU Institute for Palliative Care

Starting today, members of the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California receive a 10% discount on all education programs offered by the California State University Institute for Palliative Care, including Effective Advance Care Planning: Skill Building for Everyone, a newly launched curriculum co-designed by CCCC. The CSU Institute for Palliative Care offers instructor-led and self-paced […]


New online courses aim to educate physicians and other healthcare professionals on advance care planning

CSU Institute for Palliative Care launches comprehensive continuing education programs focused on advance care planning conversations and billing SAN MARCOS, CA – In response to the nation’s growing demand for physicians trained in advance care planning conversations, the California State University Institute for Palliative Care partnered with the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California to […]


California gets “B” on Palliative Care Report Card

A state-by-state report card by the Center to Advance Palliative Care demonstrates that access to palliative care remains inadequate for millions of Americans living with serious illness despite continuing growth in the number of U.S. hospitals reporting palliative care programs. California received a “B” grade in the report. Scores for the ten most populous states […]


Respondents needed for Palliative care workforce needs assessment survey

Workforce assessment aims to assess gap between perceived palliative care workforce needs and actual number of trained professionals. The increasing number of individuals living with chronic and serious conditions has a direct impact on the care you provide and the staff you need to care for them. Organizations throughout California and across the country are […]


Palliative Care & EOL Headlines, November 7, 2014

New ethnographic study released: Listening deeply to what patients have to say about the end of life New research published by the California HealthCare Foundation—in collaboration with Point Forward and the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California—illustrates how culture frames end-of-life choices for patients and families. Learn more and download. Briefing: Exploring the need for a […]


24/7 online training now available for California POLST form

Are you one of those providers that keeps hearing about POLST and knows you need to learn more but simply don’t have time? Are you a California healthcare professional who’s heard about the new form but haven’t had a chance to learn more? You are not alone! The California State University Institute for Palliative Care […]