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Education for health care providers

Palliative Care Training

Fundamentals of Hospice Palliative Care

Core Fundamentals an eight-week program for those working in the health system interested in developing their capacity in hospice palliative care.

BROCKVILLE - Dec 11, Jan 8, 22 - Registration deadline: December 3, 2018

BELLEVILLE - Jan 23, Feb 13, 27 - Registration deadline: January 14, 2019 NAPANEE - Feb 7, 20, Mar 7 - Registration deadline: January 30, 2019

Enhanced Fundamentals, a full day session with self-directed learning, a prerequisite for the Comprehensive Advanced Palliative Care Education (CAPCE) Program.

BROCKVILLE - February 5, 2019 - Registration deadline: December 3, 2018


Comprehensive Advanced Palliative Care Education

The CAPCE program is open to Nurse Practitioners, Registered Nurses and Registered Practical Nurses. The prerequisite for registration in CAPCE is the Fundamentals of Hospice Palliative Care core course with the Enhanced Day, OR the previous offering of Level 1 PC education. The program is designed to align with the Model to Guide Hospice Palliative Care: Based on National Principles and Norms of Practice (CHPCA 2002). CAPCE was developed in 2002 by the Palliative Pain and Symptom Management Consultation Program (PPSMCP) of Southwestern Ontario.

 KINGSTON - In-Person & Coaching dates - Registration deadline: January 7, 2018


LEAP (Learning Essential Approaches to Palliative Care) Core targeted for healthcare professionals whose primary focus of work is not palliative care but who, in the course of their work, care for patients with life-threatening and progressive life-limiting illness.

LEAP Long Term Care

LEAP (Learning Essential Approaches to Palliative Care) Long Term Care covers being aware, taking ownership, pain, GI symptoms, hydration and nutrition, essential conversations, respiratory symptoms, grief, decision making and advance care planning, last days and hours, psychosocial and spiritual care, delirium and dementia, organizational readiness as well as PSW competencies.

Exact location and other details to follow. For more information, please contact SouthEastPalliativeCare@lhins.on.ca

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