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Terms of Service (“TOS”) for the University of Washington’s Center for Palliative Care Education Web site,, (the “Web site”):

Acceptance of Terms

This Web site is offered to you subject to the Terms of Service described on this page. Your use of this site constitutes your agreement to these terms and conditions.

Purpose of Web Site

This Web site is designed to disseminate information developed under Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) funding. This Web site serves the University of Washington’s mission to disseminate knowledge in the public interest. This information is provided on the following terms and conditions.

Intended Audience

The Center for Palliative Care Education at is focused on the information needs of health educators and assumes familiarity with HIV/AIDS and palliative care.  Other individuals using are encouraged to consult a physician or other health care provider with their questions about the applicability of the Content of this site to their situation.  See “Disclaimer” below.

Content Description

The type of data posted here will be educational training modules and educational resource information (“Content”).

We expect to update this information approximately monthly; however, the site is subject to change without notice.

Use of Content

The contents of the Web site are intended for your educational or research purposes. All materials published on the Center for Palliative Care Education Web site are protected by copyright or other intellectual property rights, and owned or controlled by the University of Washington, except as noted.  

You may download or copy the Content and other downloadable items displayed on any portion of the Web site, provided that you maintain all copyright notices and other notices contained therein. Curriculum and training materials may be modified provided this notice of attribution accompanies any modified materials: “Adapted from materials developed by the University of Washington’s Center for Palliative Care Education,” 

This site also contains some materials, such as abstracts, full text of journal articles and books, and PowerPoint presentations, which are copyright protected. For such material, the submitting authors or other copyright holders retain rights for reproduction or redistribution. All persons reproducing or redistributing this information are expected to adhere to the terms and constraints invoked by the copyright holder. Such protected material, however, may be used under the terms of 'fair use' as defined in the copyright

Modification to Terms of Service

The University of Washington reserves the right to suspend maintenance or service of Web site at any time and without notice. 


The information, data, protocols, and software available on this Web site are provided on an “as is” basis without warranties of any kind, either express or implied, including but not limited to warranties of title, non-infringement of intellectual property, and implied warranties of merchantability and fitness for a particular purpose.

The information contained in the Contents is intended as a supplement to, and not a substitute for, the knowledge, expertise, skill, and judgment of skilled professionals.

Physicians and other health care professionals are encouraged to consult other sources and confirm the information contained in this site because no single reference or service can take the place of medical training, education, and experience. Consumers are cautioned that this site is not intended to provide medical advice about any specific medical condition they may have or treatment they may need, and they are encouraged to call or see their physician or other health care provider promptly with any health related questions they may have.

Some of our web pages may provide links to other Internet sites for the convenience of users. We are not responsible for the availability or content of these external sites, nor do we endorse, warrant or guarantee the products, services, or information described or offered at these other Internet sites.

Limitation of Liability

The entire risk for use of the Web site lies with the user. The University of Washington reserves the right to modify Content or reduce or discontinue service at any time.

The Web site is provided for educational and informational purposes only and is not engaged in rendering medical advice or professional services.

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