National and International

Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC)

The CAPC provides health care professionals with the tools, training and technical assistance necessary to start and sustain successful palliative care programs in hospitals and other health care settings.

Dying in America

The Institute of Medicine's report "Dying in America: Improving Quality and Honoring Individual Preferences Near the End of Life"

End of Life/Palliative Education Resource Center (EPERC)

The EPERC is advancing end of life care through an online community of educational scholars.

The Education in Palliative and End of Life Care Project (EPEC)

The EPEC Project endeavors to educate health care professionals on the essential clinical competencies in end of life and palliative care.

The End of Life Nursing Education Consortium Project (ELNEC)

The ELNEC project provides undergraduate and graduate nursing faculty, CE providers, staff development educators, specialty nurses in pediatrics, oncology, critical care and geriatrics, and other nurses with training in end-of-life care so they can teach this essential information to nursing students and practicing nurses.

Get Palliative Care

Palliative care information for patients and their families.

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization (NHPCO)

The NHPCO is a membership organization for hospice and palliative care programs aimed at improving quality of life and end-of-life care for those who are dying and their loved ones.

Caring Connections

Caring Connections provides easy to read information about end of life care and services including a toll free helpline.

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM)

The AAHPM is a membership organization for hospice and palliative care physicians.

Hospice and Palliative Nursing Association (HPNA)

HPNA is a membership organization for hospice and palliative care nurses.

Palliative Doctors

Developed by AAHPM, the Palliative Doctors website provides information and resources about palliative care to nonprofessionals.

The National Consensus Project

The NCP offers clinical practice quidelines for quality palliative care.