What CAPC Means to Me
The Center to Advance Palliative Care (CAPC) is a national organization
dedicated to increasing the availability of health care, matched to the
needs of people living with a serious illness.
At Providence St. Joseph Health, all caregivers and employees have
free access to all CAPC resources, including online courses for continuing
education credits and American Board of Internal Medicine Maintenance
of Certification points.
Watch the following videos to discover how CAPC can help you improve care:
What CAPC Means to Me
Caregivers from across Providence St. Joseph Health share how CAPC resources help build skills around communication, pain management, and other clinical needs for patients and their loved ones.
What CAPC Means to Me - Amy Compton-Phillips
Amy Compton-Phillips, M.D., Executive Vice President, Chief Clinical Officer at Providence St. Joseph Health, shares a personal story and how it relates to person-centered resources available via CAPC.
What CAPC Means to Me - Ira Byock
Ira Byock, M.D., FAAHPM, Chief Medical Officer and Founder of the Institute for Human Caring at Providence St. Joseph Health, speaks to the importance of training all providers to address gaps in care for patients living with serious illness.
What CAPC Means to Me - Matthew Gonzales
Matt Gonzales, M.D., FAAHPM, Chief Medical Information Officer of the Institute for Human Caring at Providence St. Joseph Health on how CAPC courses improve communication and pain-management skills.
What CAPC Means to Me - Sarah Merrifield
Learn how Sarah Merrifield, M.D., Medical Director, Palliative Care Services, Providence St. Joseph Health, St. Peter Hospital, used CAPC resources to better integrate palliative care in an intensive care unit.
What CAPC Means to Me - Eric Miller
Eric Miller, RN, BSN, CPN, Providence Sacred Heart Children's Hospital in Spokane, Wash., on how CAPC’s online courses can help deliver care for the whole person.
What CAPC Means to Me - Jamie Levesque
Jamie Levesque says doctors, nurses, chaplains and social workers can benefit from CAPC.
What CAPC Means to Me - Troy Schneider
Troy Schneider, Chaplain, Director Spiritual Care and Cpe, Ethics Co- Chair, St. Joseph Hospital in Orange, Calif., on how CAPC can help health care providers have meaningful goals-of-care conversations with patients and their loved ones.
What CAPC Means to Me - Angela Gatdula
Angela Gatdula, RN, Providence Saint John’s Health Center, Santa Monica, Calif., shares how CAPC courses can help providers better manage pain and nausea for patients.
What CAPC Means to Me - Stephanie Hwa
Stephanie Hwa, Outpatient Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner at Facey Medical Group, Providence St. Joseph Health, in Burbank, Calif., says CAPC courses can help build better communication skills.