Links

It would be hard to list all the important sites related to palliative care, but here are a few of the most important ones.

American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine – A professional organization for physicians specializing in Hospice and Palliative Medicine

Center to Advance Palliative Care – The leading resource for palliative care program development and growth. Access essential palliative care tools, education, resources and training for health care professionals.

Hospice and Palliative Nurses Association – The nation’s largest and oldest professional nursing organization dedicated to promoting excellence in palliative nursing care

National Consensus Project on Palliative Care – Purpose is to promote the implementation of Clinical Practice Guidelines that ensure care of consistent and high quality, and that guide the development and structure of new and existing palliative care services.

National Hospice and Palliative Care Organization – The largest nonprofit membership organization representing hospice and palliative care programs and professionals in the United States. The organization is committed to improving end of life care and expanding access to hospice care with the goal of profoundly enhancing quality of life for people dying in America and their loved ones.

National Palliative Care Research Center – Committed to stimulating, developing, and funding research directed at improving care for seriously ill patients and their families.