Practical Aspects of Palliative Care (PAPC)

A foundational program in palliative care for new and experienced clinicians

HMS course (#732740-2001)

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

In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, we will not be enrolling a new PAPC cohort this year. Registration for PAPC 2021 will open in Spring 2021. 


The following information reflects last year's course and is subject to change:



Allied Health Professionals

Social Workers, Chaplains

Early Bird

$920 (USD) $825 (USD) $595 (USD)


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


Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits*
A maximum of 16.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™

Risk Management credits (in Massachusetts)
A maximum of 6.25 Opioid Education/Pain Management Credits
A maximum of 15.00 End-of-Life Care Credits

Continuing Nursing Education (CNEs) credits

Social Work Continuing Education (CE) credits

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