Fletcher Allen, a Vermont university hospital and medical center, serves all of
Vermont and the northern New York region. Located in Burlington, Fletcher Allen is a regional, academic healthcare center and teaching hospital in alliance with the University of Vermont.
Online Resources for Providers
Here you will find a number of online palliative care and hospice resources for community physicians and health care providers. These resources are compiled by the members of the Palliative Care Program at Fletcher Allen and are intended as supplemental resources to support the Rural Palliative Care Network’s commitment to providing online education and research resources to Network members.
Center to Advance Palliative Care - www.capc.org
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. Located at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, CAPC is a national organization dedicated to increasing the availability of quality palliative care services for people facing serious, complex illness.
End of Life / Palliative Care Resource Center - www.eperc.mcw.edu
EPERC continues to be a resource to End of Life/Palliative healthcare professionals through support from the Medical College of Wisconsin. This site is intended to support individuals involved in the design, implementation, and/or evaluation of End-of-Life/Palliative education for physicians, nurses and other health care professionals. More specifically, the site has been designed for use by medical school course/clerkship directors, residency and continuing education program directors, medical faculty, community preceptors, or other professionals who are (or will be) involved in providing EOL instruction to health care professionals in training.
Madison-Deane Initiative - www.vtpcrc.org/madison-deane-initiative
Madison-Deane Initiative, a program of Vermont's Visiting Nurse Association of Chittenden and Grand Isle Counties, has been working to transform end-of-life care since 1997. For more than a decade, this small group of passionate volunteers has engaged and inspired both healthcare professionals and the broader lay community through educational programs, printed materials, films and special topic work groups.
American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM) - www.aahpm.org
AAHPM is the professional organization for physicians specializing in hospice and palliative medicine. Membership is also open to nurses and other health care providers who are committed to improving the quality of life of patients and families facing life-threatening or serious conditions.