Integrative Therapies in Palliative Care Certificate Program 

 

IPCI is pleased to offer a Certificate in Integrative Palliative Care for learners who complete the 9 courses of the Integrative Therapies in Palliative Care program. The program content was produced through a research project sponsored by the National Cancer Institute* to develop continuing education on evidence-based use of integrative therapies in palliative care for multidisciplinary health professionals. Each one-hour course earns one unit of CE/CME credit.   

Each course is online, on demand, and about 1 hour in length. Courses may be taken in any order. Courses feature leading experts in the field of integrative palliative care (see Program Faculty and Planners below).  

Audience: Physicians, nurses, social workers, counselors, chaplains, pharmacists and others.  

Accreditation: CE/CME credit for physicians, nurses, and non-physician health care providers (social workers, counselors, chaplains, etc.) is provided by the National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO). Credit for pharmacists is provided by Sullivan School of Pharmacy. For each course in the series, the following credits are available:  

Nurse: 1.0 Contact Hours 
Physician: 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™ 
Pharmacist: 1.0 Contact Hours (0.1 CEU)  
Non-Physician Healthcare Professional (Social Worker, Counselor, Chaplain, etc.): 1.0 Contact Hour with certificate documenting 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™  

Course Links: For detailed course descriptions see the individual course links below: 
Integrative Therapies in Palliative Care: Introduction 
Integrative Therapies in Palliative Care: Acupuncture 
Integrative Therapies in Palliative Care: Aromatherapy 
Integrative Therapies in Palliative Care: Biofield Therapies 
Integrative Therapies in Palliative Care: Expressive Arts 
Integrative Therapies in Palliative Care: Massage Therapy and Touch Interventions 
Integrative Therapies in Palliative Care: Mind-Body and Contemplative Approaches 
Integrative Therapies in Palliative Care: Movement Approaches 
Integrative Therapies in Palliative Care: Transforming the Culture of Care  

Program Faculty and Planners 
Leila Kozak, PhD, Integrative Palliative Care Institute 
William Collinge, PhD, MPH, LCSW, Integrative Palliative Care Institute 
Jennifer Kennedy, EdD, MA, BSN, RN, CHC, National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization 
Daniel Hinshaw, MD, University of Michigan School of Medicine, and VA Ann Arbor 
Gary Deng, MD, PhD, Integrative Medicine Service, Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center 
Susan Kristiniak, BSN, MSN, DHA, Northwest Health, Bentonville, AR, and Drexel University 
Caroline Hurd, MD, Cambia Palliative Care Center of Excellence, University of Washington  
Candace Chaney, PhD, RN, Volunteer and Social Work Services, LHC Group 
David Zucker, MD, PhD, Cancer Rehabilitation Services, Swedish Cancer Institute, Seattle 
Lou Marchand, MD, RN, Osher Center for Integrative Medicine, University of Washington 
Gayle MacDonald, MEd, LMT, Oncology Massage Education Associates, Portland, OR 
Harold Bob, MD, Five Star Physician Services, and Center for Reiki Research 
Patricia Dewey Lambert, PhD, Arts in Healthcare Management, University of Oregon 

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*NCI grant #R44CA210723. Integrative Approaches in Palliative Care: Provider-Driven Online Continuing Education. Principal Investigators: William Collinge, PhD, MPH, and Leila Kozak, PhD.