Palliative Care

At a glance

What: Palliative and supportive care programs offering practical strategies for clinical care of serious illness, emphasizing communication, shared decision-making, and advocacy

Who: Taught by leading researchers and UW-Madison faculty specializing in palliative and supportive care

Certification: Programs meet multiple licensure requirements for continuing education

Questions? Contact program coordinator Beth Fahlberg at or 608-890-3628

Flyer: upcoming courses with ANCC nursing & ASWB social work credit»

Upcoming classes/programs
(Click class title for details and to register)
Professional certificates
Intensive training for working with older adults experiencing mental distress.

Skill-building and evidence-based approaches for care managers working with older adults who have mental illness.
Special programs
Independent-study course prepares you for the nursing home administration licensing exam. Available on CD.

Related programs
You may also be interested in our Aging & Long-Term Care and Mental Health programs.