Nursing Research and Education Resources

In addition to our educational course offerings, below you will find a sample of resources created and provided by the Division of Nursing Research and Education at City of Hope.

The City of Hope Pain and Palliative Care Resource Center (PRC)
The purpose of the City of Hope Pain and Palliative Care Resource Center (PRC) is to serve as a clearinghouse to disseminate information and resources to assist others in improving the quality of pain management and end of life care. This resource was established in 1995, is updated monthly and has been a central source for collecting a variety of materials including pain assessment tools, patient education materials, quality assurance materials, end of life resources, research instruments and other resources. Most items can be found using this website, PubMed, or Google Scholar. For questions, contact Celeste Radell: [email protected]

COMFORT TM SM Communication for Oncology Nurses
Using the evidence-based COMFORT TM SM Communication Curriculum, this interactive 2-day course will include communication skills-building sessions and provide participants with a communication toolkit that includes a copy of the curriculum, books, USB of video examples with teaching guide, and additional resources. Using a goal-directed method of teaching, faculty will help teams develop three goals for implementing process improvement related to communication. Competitively selected oncology nurse teams from (2 participants per team) will be selected and the curriculum is appropriate for any level of learner (CEUs will be offered. Visit course page for more details).