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CAPC Marketing Tool: How to Promote Palliative Care at Your Hospital

Palliative Care: A Primer for Institutional Leaders
The first in CAPC's technical assistance series, Diane Meier, MD, Director of the Center to Advance Palliative Care, provides practical information on the design, development and management of hospital-based palliative care services.

Funding through Philanthropy -Grand Rounds
Diane Meier, MD, Director of CAPC and of the Hertzberg Palliative Care Institute at Mount Sinai School of Medicine, talks about how Philanthropy can help to fund Palliative Care programs. The audio is available for download.

Funding Palliative Care Through Philanthropy 1/2
Funding Palliative Care Through Philanthropy
How to Fund Your Palliative Care Program
Module 2 Part 1
June 2002, Seattle, WA
Susan S. Paresky, MBA
PowerPoint Presentation

Funding Palliative Care Through Philanthropy 2/2
How to Fund Your Palliative Care Program
Module 2 Part 2
Asking for Money: One Person's View
June 2002, Seattle, WA
Diane E. Meier, MD, FACP
PowerPoint Presentation

Gift Planning Examples
How to Fund Your Palliative Care Program
Module 2 Part 1
Funding Palliative Care Through Philanthropy
June 2002, Seattle, WA
Susan S. Paresky, MBA
Attachment

Glossary of Fundraising Terms
How to Fund Your Palliative Care Program
Module 2 Part 1
Funding Palliative Care Through Philanthropy
June 2002, Seattle, WA
Susan S. Paresky, MBA
Attachment

Responding to Objections
How to Fund Your Palliative Care Program
Module 2 Part 1
Funding Palliative Care Through Philanthropy
June 2002, Seattle, WA
Susan S. Paresky, MBA
Attachment

Sample Cover Letter for Stewardship Report
How to Fund Your Palliative Care Program
Module 2 Part 1
Funding Palliative Care Through Philanthropy
June 2002, Seattle, WA
Susan S. Paresky, MBA
Attachment

Sample Designation Term Agreement
How to Fund Your Palliative Care Program
Module 2 Part 1
Funding Palliative Care Through Philanthropy
June 2002, Seattle, WA
Susan S. Paresky, MBA
Attachment

Sample Event Fundraising Letter 1
How to Fund Your Palliative Care Program
Module 2 Part 1
Funding Palliative Care Through Philanthropy
June 2002, Seattle, WA
Susan S. Paresky, MBA
Attachment

Sample Event Fundraising Letter 2
How to Fund Your Palliative Care Program
Module 2 Part 1
Funding Palliative Care Through Philanthropy
June 2002, Seattle, WA
Susan S. Paresky, MBA
Attachment

Sample Organizational Chart-Development Office
How to Fund Your Palliative Care Program
Module 2 Part 1
Funding Palliative Care Through Philanthropy
June 2002, Seattle, WA
Susan S. Paresky, MBA
Attachment

Physician's Survey: a Needs Assessment Tool to Build Support
This downloadable survey is designed for leadership to distribute within their institution. It can be used as a marketing tool to help assess attitudes, educate colleagues, solicit input and build a strong case for creating a palliative care program.

Palliative Care in Hospitals: Making the Case
A CAPC Management Training Seminar
February, 2002 Tampa, FL
PowerPoint Presentation

Defining Objectives (session 1 worksheet 1)
From a list of Possible Palliative Care Program Objectives, the user of this worksheet will be able to rank their objectives and that of their institution.

Identifying Stakeholders (session 1 worksheet 2)
Creating an array that broadly identifies people who may be stakeholders is an important step in developing a program design, an approval strategy, and an implementation strategy. The above sheets focus on a “first cut” to help identify players.

Drafting your “dream teams” (session 1 worksheet 3)
Planning for Structure: Committees and Workgroups. This 3 page form builds upon the Identifying Stakeholders worksheet by asking the user to identify appropriate people for a Steering Committee, a Design Workgroup and a Proposed Team.

Identifying Organizational Priorities (session 2 worksheet 1)
a 1 page form to rank a Hospital's objectives.

Positioning Palliative Care to meet Organizational Needs (session 2 worksheet 2)
a 1 page form which builds upon the topical areas of worksheet 1 by looking at a palliative care program's potential contributions.

Bridging Clinical and Business Objectives (session 2 worksheet 3)
a 2 page form that builds upon worksheet 2 by asking a series of questions about organizational initiatives, program contributions and financial impact.

Summary Program Assessment (Session 3)
Summary questionaire to assess the goals, scale, needs, type, obstacles, measurements of success, Roles and Responsibilities of a palliative care program.

Common Misperceptions about Hospice
This list was provided courtesy of the Hospice and Palliative Care Association of NY State.

Education and Training as Catalysts to Forming a Palliative Care Service
A CAPC Fall Forum 2001 Workshop
October 2001, Chicago, IL
PowerPoint Presentation

Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care (PEELC): Expanding the Realm of the Possible
A CAPC Fall Forum 2001 Workshop
October 2001, Chicago, IL
PowerPoint Presentation

Leadership -Grand Rounds
Diane Meier, MD, director of CAPC, discusses how to establish an effective leadership process

Palliative Care Fall Forum 2000
Proceedings Summary

Last Acts Diversity and End-of-Life Care Literature Review
Annotated Bibliography

CAPC State Palliative Care Networks

Learning to Die in the 21st Century
In the Winter 2001 edition of Supportive Voice, Last Acts Partners Christine K. Cassel, MD, and Diane E. Meier, MD, write about the need to relearn about the dying process.

Principles for Care of Patients at the End of Life: An Emerging Consensus among the Specialties of Medicine

Making Promises: A Vision of a Better System
Americans for Better Care of the Dying

Making the Case for a Palliative Care Program
Gathering Supportive Data
A CAPC Fall Forum 2000 Workshop
Audio Presentation

End-of-Life Care Legislation
Brief Summary