Online Learning

Yale Interprofessional Palliative Care Educational Program is a blended curriculum with interactive computer based clinical cases which students will complete prior to participating in face to face faculty led workshops. The online curriculum must be completed prior to attending the workshop. This program is mandatory for medical students when assigned during the corresponding clerkships.

Module One:

Pain Management - Drug Therapy (Module 1)

Medical Students during their Clerkship year will participate in this online learning program which is followed by a faculty led workshop. Students must complete the online material prior to the workshop. There is a 10 question quiz at the end of the module.  

This resource was written by Matthew Ellman, MD, Lawrence Solomon, MD, and Susan Larkin. Additional material used with permission by David E. Weissman, MD, Drew Rosielle, MD, Kathy Biernat, MS and Judi Rehm for EPERC, End of Life/Palliative Education Resource Center, © Medical College of Wisconsin, 2007 and Curriculum Emanuel LL, von Gunten CF, Ferris FD, eds. The Education in Palliative and End-of-life Care (EPEC) Curriculum: © The EPEC Project, 1999, 2003.

Module Two:

Spiritual, and Cultural Aspects of Palliative Care and The Interprofessional Team  (Module 2)

Medical Students during their Clerkship year, as well as selected Nursing, Divinity, and Social Work students or interns, will participate in this online blended learning program. There will be a workshop led by faculty from each discipline for all to attend after the online curriculum is completed.

This resource was written by Matthew Ellman, MD, Rev. Margaret Lewis, M.Div, Leslie Blatt, APRN, BC-PCM, Thomas Quinn, APRN, Diane Viveiros, LCSW, and Susan Larkin. Additional material used with permission by David E. Weissman, MD, Drew Rosielle, MD, Kathy Biernat, MS and Judi Rehm for EPERC, End of Life/Palliative Education Resource Center, © Medical College of Wisconsin, 2007 and Curriculum Emanuel LL, von Gunten CF, Ferris FD, eds. The Education in Palliative and End-of-life Care (EPEC) Curriculum: © The EPEC Project, 1999, 2003.

Module Three:

Palliative Care in the Emergency Department - Surgical Approach to the Patient (Emergency Medicine) (Module 3)

Medical Students during their third year Surgical Approach to the Patient (Emergency Medicine) Clerkship will participate in this online learning program. Students should print their “reflection” (entered in text box at the end of the on-line module) and bring it to their attending for discussion.

This resource was written by Karen Jubanyik, MD, Matthew Ellman, MD, and Susan Larkin. Additional material used with permission by David E. Weissman, MD, Drew Rosielle, MD, Kathy Biernat, MS and Judi Rehm for EPERC, End of Life/Palliative Education Resource Center, © Medical College of Wisconsin, 2007