Education in Palliative and End of Life Care, EPEC

Resource summary

Education in Palliative and End of Life Care, EPEC, is an online program designed to train physicians on the essential clinical competencies required to provide quality end-of-life care. A handbook and video version of the training are both available, as well as slide sets on many palliative care topics. Continuing Medical Education (CME) available.

The program has worked with clinicians and other experts over the years to improve and adapt core curriculum to meet the needs of specialty patients. Recent adaptations include EPEC for Veterans, EPEC Pediatrics and EPEC Neurology - training that is most relevant to the specialty healthcare professionals, caregivers, and patients who seek specialty care.

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Practice Manager
Primary Care Provider (Physician, ARNP, or PA)
Psychologist/Mental Health/Psychiatrists
Quality Improvement Managers
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Social Workers
Practice Type
Behavioral Health
Palliative Care
Primary Care
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Sponsoring organization
Washington Rural Palliative Care Initiative
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