Post MSN Certificate in Palliative Care
* pending CSU approval
If you are an Advanced Practice Nurse this certificate program will provide you with specialized education and clinical experiences designed to increase your confidence and competence in the principles and practice of palliative care. The program is designed to develop culturally competent, ethical, knowledgeable and effective professionals for direct nursing practice with populations related to palliative care.
Program graduates will be able to assume complex and advanced leadership roles, foster collaboration with multiple disciplines and stakeholders, and analyze organizational, economic and health policy issues that affect delivery of hospice and palliative care in order to promote the well being and quality of life across the lifespan for individuals and their families that are on a palliative care trajectory.
The Post MSN Certificate is Palliative Care is a 22-unit post-graduate program. At the end of the program, participants will have the knowledge and clinical hours to qualify to take the Hospice and Palliative Nursing Association's Advanced Hospice and Palliative Nurse Certification exam.