Clinical Education

The innovative environment of Clarehouse offers a rare opportunity as a clinical rotation site for a variety of disciplines. Future clinicians can learn to recognize end of life, review goals of care and engage in best practices for care of the dying. Clarehouse clinical education gives students the opportunity to observe and participate in care as a unique, holistic experience that can significantly impact new providers’ understanding of death and dying.

We partner with multiple local colleges and universities, offering curricula tailored for healthcare professionals:

  • Medical Students, Residents
  • Physicians seeking clinical experience for
  • AAHPM certification
  • Nursing Students; RN, LPN
  • Medical Assistants
  • Social Work Interns
  • Other Allied Health Students

Offerings include:

  • Tours of our home and campus
  • Lectures covering:
    • Clarehouse care
    • Overview of End-of-Life Care
    • Understanding the Social Model Hospice
  • Clinical experiences focused on:
    • Hands-on Caregiving
    • Symptom Management
    • The Dying Process
    • Shadowing our Palliative Medicine Volunteer Physician
    • Compassionate Presence
    • Grief
    • Issues Related to Nutrition and Hydration
    • After Death Care
    • Family Support
    • Interdisciplinary Teamwork
    • Final Wishes

“I have learned end-of-life care is as much about the environment and comfort as it is about the medical attention.”