This palliative care continuing education course provides a skillset and knowledge base that can improve the quality of life for patients with serious illness.
This online course is an essential introduction to palliative care and hospice education, and it can serve as a stepping stone to further learning in end-of-life care.
This online course is designed to provide a continuing education / professional development opportunity for Community Health Workers (CHWs) who have completed entry-level CHW training.
It addresses care of the individual and family living with serious illness or nearing the end of life.
This palliative care training course will introduce the end-of-life doula model of care and core principles/domains of palliative care and explore various skills the Community Health Worker can incorporate into their work.
By the end of this CHW continuing education course, you will be able to:
Oralia Mendez holds a Bachelor of Science and Master of Public Health with a concentration in health management and policy from Oregon State University. She has worked professionally in the health field since 2014 as a Community Health Worker in Benton County. She currently serves as the CHW Training Coordinator and Instructor in the College of Public Health and Human Sciences at Oregon State University, where she oversees the Community Health Worker Training Program.