About EPERC

Background

Purpose

Educational Focus

EPERC Staff
 

 

Contact:   Judi Rehm 414-456-4353  jrehm@mcw.edu
 
 

Background


EPERC was started and supported through 2003 by a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

EPERC's current services to users


EPERC continues to be a resource to End of Life/Palliative healthcare professionals through support from the Medical College of Wisconsin--no registration or password needed.

  • Fast Facts
  • Educational materials, by format, to download (see EPERC Home)
  • Suggested articles
  • Links to clinical and educational Web resource centers
  • EPERC will also offer a monthly listserv E-News to user

Purpose


The purpose of EPERC is to share educational resource material among the community of health professional educators involved in palliative care education Through your participation in this site, we seek to foster the continued development of palliative care education.

 
Educational Focus


This site is intended to support individuals involved in the design, implementation, and/or evaluation of End-of-Life/Palliative education for physicians, nurses and other health care professionals. More specifically, the site has been designed for use by medical school course/clerkship directors, residency and continuing education program directors, medical faculty, community preceptors, or other professionals who are (or will be) involved in providing EOL instruction to health care professionals in training.

Major content areas in EOL/Palliative education include: pain, non-pain symptoms, communications skills, ethics, terminal care, and clinical interventions used near the end-of-life.


EPERC Staff


The EPERC staff is comprised of faculty and staff members at the Medical College of Wisconsin (MCW):

  • David E. Weissman, MD, Project Director, Founder, MCW Palliative Care Program
  • Drew Rosielle, MD, Editor, Fast Facts; Director, MCW Palliative Care Program
  • Deborah Simpson, PhD, Project Co-Director; Associate Dean and Director, Office of Educational Services
  • Judi Rehm, Project Manager, email: jrehm@mcw.edu