Webinar: 8 Trends in Health Care and How They Relate to Palliative Care

Health care has experienced a number of key shifts since the year 2000. Driven by patients and others dissatisfied with the status quo, commercial pressures coming from corporate responses to inflation, rapidly changing technology, and more, palliative care is seeing these shifts as well. To address some of these major health care trends, Dr. Wells […]


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 […]


Webinar: Providing spiritual care to palliative care patients

Chaplains trained in palliative care add tremendous value to the health care team by addressing the spiritual needs faced by patients dealing with a serious illness. Tune into our webinar on Wednesday, June 17, and learn about the spiritual issues commonly faced by palliative care patients and their families. Wednesday, June 17, 2015 Noon-1 p.m. […]


CCCC now offering CEs for monthly webinars

Due to popular demand, the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California is pleased to offer continuing education units (CEs) for nurses, social workers and chaplains through our monthly webinars. CCCC webinars are FREE for Coalition members and $30 for non-members. CEs will be offered for an additional $25. Not a member? Join the Coalition! Annual membership […]


Have better conversations about goals of care in Chinese and Spanish

Decision Guides on life-sustaining treatments available in Chinese and Spanish translations The Coalition for Compassionate Care of California is pleased to announce that our popular Decision Guides are now available in Chinese and Spanish translations. Decision Guides is an educational series that explains the complex topic of life-sustaining treatments, using consumer-friendly language along with evidence-based […]


Educational guides help patients make decisions about life-sustaining treatments

Decision Guides for life-sustaining treatment For healthcare professionals, having a conversation about goals of care and life-sustaining treatments with seriously-ill patients and their loved ones can be difficult. Decision Guides for life-sustaining treatments is an educational series designed by the Coalition for Compassionate Care of California (CCCC) that explains complex topics associated with these difficult conversations using […]