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AHG Curriculum

Self-Paced
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What to Expect

Your investment includes 24 hours of online learning, monthly live discussion with AHG Founders and students, focused reading of the best in Animal Hospice Care, quizzes to test your understanding, and one final exam to demonstrate your knowledge. The completion of an AHG Internship & Helpline completes the program and leads to your certification as a Certified Animal Hospice Practioner (CAHP). Read below to learn more.

Program Timeline:

 

Coursework (Module 1-9)

  • Self-paced, on-demand.
  • Recorded lectures, recommended reading, and quizzes.
  • Must be completed within 6 months of beginning the course/program.
  • The time to complete Internship & Helpline (Module 10) is separate - see below.
  • Includes Discussion Groups*.

 

Internship & Helpline (Module 10)

  • Training plus Helpline staffing.
  • LIVE on Zoom (including some instructional videos).
  • Held on Sundays (2 hour meetings).
  • Module 10 is approximately 7 consecutive weeks (depending on holidays).
  • You have the choice between the Session in March or October.
  • Launches March 6, 2022. 

 

*Discussion Groups

  • LIVE on Zoom! Two Founders with Students and Interns.
  • Held once a month (2 hour meetings), alternating T/Th and Sunday afternoons.
  • Required to attend at least 4 Discussion Group meetings for graduation with Certificate of Completion or CAHP.
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Coursework (Modules 1-9)

Required for Certificate of Completion & Certified Animal Hospice Practioner Program
Animal Hospice Group - Module 1

Module 1:

Introducing Animal Hospice and Palliative Care

Lecturers: Kathryn Marocchino, Michelle Nichols, Gail Pope, Amir Shanan

Animal Hospice Group - Module 2

Module 2:

Managing an Animal's Well-being through Decline, Disability, and End of Life: Navigating A Terminal Diagnosis

Lecturers: Gail Pope, Amir Shanan, Michelle Nichols

Animal Hospice Group - Module 3

Module 3:

Practical Patient Issues and Nursing Care

Lecturers: Amir Shanan, Gail Pope

Animal Hospice Group - Module 4

Module 4:

Quality of Life (for Living and for Dying) in the Animal Hospice Patient

Lecturer: Amir Shanan

Animal Hospice Group - Module 5

Module 5:

Understanding the Animal Dying Experience

Lecturers: Gail Pope, Kathryn Marocchino

Animal Hospice Group - Module 6

Module 6:

End-of-Life Options and After Death Care

Lecturers: Gail Pope, Amir Shanan, Kathryn Marocchino

Animal Hospice Group - Module 7

Module 7:

Care for the Caregivers

Lecturers: Kathryn Marocchino, Amir Shanan, Michelle Nichols

Animal Hospice Group - Module 8

Module 8:

Grief and Honoring the Life

Lecturers: Michelle Nichols, Kathryn Marocchino

Animal Hospice Group - Module 9

Module 9:

Practitioner's Experience

Lecturer: Michelle Nichols

Internship & Helpline (Module 10)

Required for Becoming A Certified Animal Hospice Practitioner
Animal Hospice Group - Module 10

Module 10:

Internship Training & Mentoring

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AHG Certification Program

Single Payment of
$1,500 USD*

$1,616.25 total with sales tax**

  • All Coursework
  • Internship and Mentoring Program
  • Experience through the Helpline
  • Certified Animal Hospice Practitioner Credentials
  • You may begin the online Coursework any time
  • Must be completed within 6 months or sooner
  • Plus, you have the choice between the online Internship & Helpline Session in March or October.
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AHG Certification Program

3 Monthly Payments of
$550.00 USD*

$1,777.88 total with sales tax**

  • All Coursework
  • Internship and Mentoring Program
  • Experience through the Helpline
  • Certified Animal Hospice Practitioner Credentials
  • You may begin the online Coursework any time
  • Must be completed within 6 months or sooner
  • Plus, you have the choice between the online Internship & Helpline Session in March or October.
PURCHASE & ENROLL

AHG Certificate of Completion

Single Payment of
$1,300 USD*

$1,400.75 total with sales tax**

  • Modules 1-9
  • Certificate of Completion
  • You may begin the online Coursework any time
  • Must be completed within 6 months or sooner
  • Sold separately for individuals unable to complete the Internship & Helpline (Module 10) at this time.
  • Module 10, Internship & Helpline could be purchased separately at a different time to finish the CAHP Credentials.
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- March Session -
AHG Internship & Helpline

Single Payment of
$500 USD

$538.75 total with sales tax**

  • Module 10
  • Internship and Mentoring Program
  • Certified Animal Hospice Practitioner Credentials
  • Online Internship & Helpline Session begins on the 1st Sunday in March.
  • Important: must possess a prior Certificate of Completion of Modules 1-9.
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- October Session -
AHG Internship & Helpline

Single Payment of
$500 USD

$538.75 total with sales tax**

  • Module 10
  • Internship and Mentoring Program
  • Certified Animal Hospice Practitioner Credentials
  • Online Internship & Helpline Session begins the 1st Sunday in October (2022).
  • Important: must possess a prior Certificate of Completion of Modules 1-9.
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* Recommended Resource Materials

  • The recommended reading/booklist will be available upon enrollment. 
  • Books are highly recommended for the Certified Animal Hospice Practitioner candidate. 
  • Books will total less than $150 and are the student’s responsibility.
  • Many resources will be online (no cost).
  • Copyrighted materials are available for viewing. Students will also be able to receive downloadable versions for an additional fee.

** A 7.75% Palm Desert, California Sales Tax will be applied to all our AHG online course products. Disclaimer: additional taxes may apply if the buyer has a higher sales tax rate.

Special Offers

Animal Hospice Group - Non-profit Discount

20% Discount for Non-profit Organizations

  • Please contact us for the special promo code.
  • We will need to obtain your EIN for your non-profit status.
  • 15% discount if you choose the "3 Monthly Payments" option.
  • Cannot be combined with any additional promotions.
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Animal Hospice Group - Group Discount

20% Discount for Groups of 3 or More

  • Please contact us for the special promo codes.
  • We will need the email addresses for each member in your group.
  • Excludes "3 Monthly Payments" Option.
  • Cannot be combined with any additional promotions.
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Animal Hospice Group - Non-profit Discount

20% Discount for Veterinary Practices

  • Please contact us for the special promo code(s).
  • Open to one or more support staff member(s) of a veterinary practice.
  • We will need the email addresses for each member interested from your practice.
  • Excludes "3 Monthly Payments" Option.
  • Cannot be combined with any additional promotions.
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Animal Hospice Group - Group Discount

10% Study Buddy Discount for You & A Friend 

  • Please contact us for the special promo codes.
  • We will need the email addresses for you and your friend.
  • Excludes "3 Monthly Payments" Option.
  • Cannot be combined with any additional promotions.
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