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Palliative Care

The College of Health Professions Palliative Care Initiative

Palliate (ˈpa-lē-ˌāt) - to make the effects of (something, such as an illness) less painful, harmful, or harsh.

Palliative care is the healthcare subspecialty that focuses on managing the symptom burden of those with serious illness, regardless of diagnosis or prognosis. Palliative care is also a philosophy of care whose goal is to help those with serious illness and their caregivers achieve the best possible quality of life.

Knowledge for practicing Palliative Care

Resources for practicing Palliative Care

Our Palliative Care Community- Ask the Experts