Holistic Palliative and End-of-Life Care Certificate Student
College of Health Professions & Natural Sciences

Undergraduate Certificate in Holistic Palliative and End-of-Life Care

Improving End-of-Life and Elderly Care

A growing population of elderly patients and an increasing incidence of chronic conditions have created a need for caregivers to serve patients and families facing serious illness and death. Wilmington University's Holistic Palliative and End-of-Life Care certificate program prepares health care and human service workers with the skills to provide support at this sensitive stage of life.

Customize Your Education With a Palliative Care Certificate

Our undergraduate certificate program, which aligns with the End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium's training programs, offers an in-depth survey of death and dying from the point of view of providers and patients. Coursework includes studies on the process of mortality, how families respond to crisis, health care psychology and policy, and social issues surrounding the subject.

Practical Preparation for All Health Care Providers

The Holistic Palliative and End-of-Life Care certificate program is designed for nurses, health care administrators, social workers, therapists, clergy and community volunteers who are vested in end of life and palliative care issues and are interested in advancing their knowledge in this specialty. The courses are available 100% online, allowing the students to complete the coursework and earn their certificate on their own schedules.

Learn From Health Care Industry Experts

At Wilmington University, you'll learn from experts in your field of study. The faculty in our College of Health Professions are active health care practitioners who bring their on-the-job experiences in today's complex health care environment and up-to-date knowledge of health care theory and methods to the classroom as well as to personal interactions with their students.

Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™ Program

Earn this Dual-Credit Certificate and apply the credits to a related WilmU degree program! Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE lets you earn multiple credentials simultaneously — accelerating your education goals and making your credits even more valuable. Learn more about WilmU's Dual-Credit ADVANTAGE™.

Why a WilmU Certificate?

Wilmington University certificate programs teach you the subject-specific knowledge you need to advance in your career or to simply explore a new field. Build skills that can give you greater opportunities in your evolving field today. Many WilmU certificate programs can be completed online or at several of our face-to-face locations!

Professionals Who Would Benefit From This Program

  • All Health Care Professionals

The Holistic Palliative and End-of-Life Care certificate is available in the following formats and locations:




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