Palliative Care Advanced Practice Provider Externship

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APP Externship

ADVANCE YOUR EDUCATION TO THE NEXT LEVEL!

Be part of the solution for access to quality palliative care.

The Palliative Care Advanced Practice Provider Externship is a week-long immersion course led by faculty who are nationally and internationally known palliative care experts. This immersion is geared toward the practice of Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRNs) and Physician Assistants (PAs).

Content includes a didactic and clinical component offering principles of care, pain and symptom management, communication, program development, quality metrics, as well as specific leadership and professional development.

Externship Eligibility:

  • Advanced Practice Registered Nurses in any setting - (Clinical Nurse Specialist, Nurse Practitioner, Nurse Anesthetist, Nurse Midwife)
  • Physician Assistants in any role or setting
  • Students enrolled in APRN or PA program

Continuing Education: Pending; includes a 3-day didactic component, 2-day clinical experience, and post-course mentoring.

2024 Externship Dates

3-Day Virtual Trainings (Live)

  • February 14 - 16, 2024
  • April 22 - 24, 2024
  • June 24 - 26, 2024

2-Day Clinical Mentoring Experience in Charleston, SC: Dates adapted to the extern's needs and determined after application.

Cost

$2600 including course fees and CE.
Scholarships available for enrolled MUSC students
*Travel costs (room, board, and transportation) associated with clinical experience are the responsibility of the participant.

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Palliative Care Programs at MUSC

MUSC College of Nursing’s internationally recognized, holistic approach to palliative care education is a Model of Excellence that has been successfully woven throughout all our programs, including clinical opportunities and End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) training. We launched the nation’s first DNP program in Lifespan Palliative Care in 2020 and are one of six Regional Centers for Palliative Care Nursing Education in the United States. Join us in shaping one of the most critical fields in nursing today.

Palliative Care APP Externship Faculty

Constance Dahlin

Constance Dahlin
MSN, ANP-BC, ACHPN, FPCN, FAAN
Course Director

Patrick Coyne

Patrick Coyne
MSN, ACNS-BC, ACHPN, FPCN, FAAN
Course Director

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Carrie Cormack
DNP, APRN, CPNP-BC, FAAN
Project Site Director

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Christina McDaniel
DNP, RN
Clinical Site Lead

Amy Carr

Amy Carr
Palliative Externship Program Coordinator

For more information, please contact:
Constance Dahlin
MSN, ANP-BC, ACHPN, FPCN, FAAN
Palliative Care APP Externship Director
cdahlin3@gmail.com or conappexternship@musc.edu