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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.

SMITHS FALLS - Sept 21, Oct 12, 16, 2018 - Registration deadline: September 7, 2018

TRENTON - Oct 4, 18, Nov 1, 2018 - Registration deadline: September 27, 2018 KINGSTON - Nov 8, 29, Dec 13, 2018 - Registration deadline: October 31, 2018


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

SMITHS FALLS - November 16, 2018 - Registration deadline: September 7, 2018

TRENTON -November 15, 2018 - Registration deadline: September 27, 2018 KINGSTON - January 3, 2019 - Registration deadline: October 31, 2018  

Advanced Palliative Practice Skills (APPS)

For Personal Support workers (PSWs), Health Care aides, and Hospice Volunteers who are graduates of Fundamentals of Hospice Palliative Care program or the Level 1 Palliative Care Course

KINGSTON - Nov 2, 23, Dec 14, 2018 - Registration deadline: October 25, 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.

BELLEVILLE - Registration deadline: September 10, 2018

 

LEAP Core

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.

SMITHS FALLS - September 14-15, 2018 Registration deadline: September 5, 2018


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.

PERTH - October 19-20, 2018 Registration deadline: October 10, 2018


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

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