Palliative care is a medical specialty that focuses on the relief of symptoms, pain and stress of a serious illness. It is about supporting the patient and their families to live well by managing their illness. Patients and families who want to learn more about palliative care can find more information here.
Learn about fundamental palliative care skills in assessment, symptom management, and communication
Educational resources such as powerpoint presentations and cases available
Many different disciplines contribute to palliative care alongside physicians and nurses. Learn about different aspects of palliative care.
The PCI Research team is committed to conducting research that translates into tangible quality of life improvements for patients and their families. We are undertaking multiple projects that range from person-centered studies to programmatic studies.