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Continuing Education Resources
Center to Advance Palliative Care
Baystate Medical Center is a member of the Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC). As a member institution, our staff have 100% access to essential tools, training and technical assistance for frontline clinicians. Join your fellow clinicians and participate in this critical resource:
• In-depth technical assistance
• Highly interactive online curriculum to standardize care and practice
• Designation status in Pain Management and Communication Skills
• Webinars and Virtual Office Hours with CAPC faculty
• Moderated Discussion Forum
• Over 400 tools
• Free CME/CEUs
To get started, just click on the link above and select the register button, located in the upper right hand corner of the website.
Effective Pain Management
This material was designed for physicians, physician assistants, nurses, nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, pharmacists, medical social workers, and risk managers. The goal of this course is to support safe, effective, and compassionate care for our patients with pain.
Legal Issues at End of Life
Use of healthcare proxies for end of life decisions and the consequences of contests and challenges to the document. Defines the relationship between written documents (Healthcare Proxy, Living Will, Power of Attorney) and the utilization of Probate Court proceedings. Discusses the moral and medical issues in end of life decision-making for the neurologically-impaired patient.
End of Life Decisions in Brain Death
The goal of this course is to discuss key issues in end of life care and practical strategies to translate knowledge into practice.