Education is Essential to Improving Quality of Care
Education is a core component of Care Dimensions’ mission and is fundamental in dispelling myths and misconceptions around issues of advanced illness and end-of-life care. Increased knowledge, skills and awareness surrounding end-of-life care enhances quality of life for patients and families.
Opportunities for Current Healthcare Professionals
- Comprehensive contact hour programs with over
70 course offerings
- Grand Rounds and Medical Education presentations
- Nurse residency program
Opportunities for Future Healthcare Professionals
- Palliative Care fellows from Harvard Medical School receive 8-weeks of hands-on training
- Nurse Practioner interns
- Nursing student clinical rotations
- Chaplaincy interns
- Social Work interns
- Family Medicine residents
- Medical interns and residents
For more information about our internship and residency programs, please contact our Human Resources department at 888-283-1722.
Engaging Hospice Early Enables Patient to Fulfill Wish to Die at Home
Dana-Farber oncologist/researcher Barrett Rollins, MD, explains why hospice care is so vital for patients with advanced disease based on his personal experience caring for his wife, Jane Weeks, MD.
Medicare Payments for Advance Care Planning Conversations
Starting January 1, 2016, Medicare will pay clinicians for advance care planning conversations. Click here to read the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization's Regulatory Alert.