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Course affiliated with (name of Organization/University) Naples Community Hospital (NCH)
Country United States of America
State Florida
City Naples
Address 350 7th St N Naples, FL 34102
The program leads an official or formal degree? Yes
Degrees
  • Fellowship
Target audiences
  • Physicians
Fields
  • Palliative Care
Languages
  • English
Frequency Once per year
Length 1 years
Modalities
  • Bedside teaching
  • Classroom
  • Hands-on Training
Cost of full tuition and fees Subsidized for selected applicants/regions
Director Ryan Perdzock, MD
Website https://nchmd.org/education/hospice-and-palliative-medicine-fellowship/
Contact name Gina De Sanctis, MS, Program Coordinator
Learning objectives 1 The goal of our fellowship is the development of outstanding physician leaders in the field of hospice and palliative care. Our fellows will excel in all areas of palliative care including in-depth goals of care conversations, advanced pain and symptom management, spiritual and emotional support for both the patient and their families.
Learning objectives 2 The fellowship offers education in all aspects of palliative care including clinical, didactic and research components and teaches both primary and specialty palliative care approaches. Working within the interprofessional team develops a team-based approach to patient care and support while providing hands on education to fellows on various team member roles.
Learning objectives 3 The fellows will be exposed to a diverse population with many complex, advanced and life-limiting serious illnesses.
Description The Hospice and Palliative Care Fellowship is a new ACGME-accredited fellowship. It offers all aspects of palliative care including clinical, didactic and research components and teaches both primary and specialty palliative care approaches. The primary training site is Naples Community Hospital, located in Naples, Florida, where the fellows will be active members of the inpatient and outpatient palliative care teams. Secondary sites include two different hospice organizations that serve patients in the home, hospital, inpatient hospice or in long-term care facilities.
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Last update: February 20, 2024


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