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Palliative Care

The California State University Institute for Palliative Care at Cal State San Marcos has developed professional certificate programs for those who are serving patients with serious and/or chronic illnesses.

Palliative Care Chaplaincy Specialty

  • Communicate palliative and end-of-life care options to help people make informed care decisions for themselves or loved ones
  • Administer spiritual care programs in palliative care and hospice settings successfully
  • Create and sustain programs that meet both human and institutional needs
  • Develop the skills needed to become leaders in the field of Palliative Care Chaplaincy

Post MSN Certificate in Palliative Care

  • Obtain specialized education and clinical training that increases confidence and competence in the principles and practice of palliative care
  • Acquire skills that will help you assume advanced leadership roles

Registered Nurse Certificate in Palliative Care

  • Expand your knowledge of delivering effective palliative nursing care
  • Learn anywhere at anytime—fully online program

Post MSW Certificate in Palliative Care

  • Gain the knowledge and skills to be successful working in a palliative care, inter-professional environment
  • Obtain specialized training that will strengthen the quality of your practice and increase your value