Practical Aspects of Palliative Care (PAPC)

A foundational program in palliative care for new and experienced clinicians

HMS course (#732740-2202)

For physicians, nurses, social workers, and allied health professionals who work with patients and families with serious illness or near the end of life.

Course Dates

Fall 2023

Course Directors


Please note this reflects last year's one-day virtual course and is subject to change.



Allied Health Professionals

Social Workers, Chaplains

Tuition Rate

$1015 (USD) $925 (USD) $695 (USD)


Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits*
A maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Risk Management credits (in Massachusetts)
A maximum of 2.0 Opioid Education/Pain Management Credits
A maximum of 2.0 End-of-Life Care Credits

Continuing Nursing Education (CNEs) credits
A maximum of 6.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ 

Social Work Continuing Education (CE) credits
A maximum of 5.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ 

*Please note that AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™ are calculated based on submission of a preliminary agenda and may be subject to change.