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Comprehensive Advanced Palliative Care Education (CAPCE)

Designed for nurses, this course will grow your hospice palliative care knowledge and expertise.

Comprehensive Advanced Palliative Care Education (CAPCE) focuses on the development and role of the nurse (RNs, RPNs and NPs) as a hospice palliative care resource for the inter-professional team in long term care homes, home care agencies, hospitals and communities.  It covers best practice standards and aligns with A Model to Guide Hospice Palliative Care.

This course takes approximately 5 months to complete, and will require approximately 5 hours of independent study time each week.  You must have access to a computer and the internet to complete the course.

Cost: $320.00

Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Hospice Palliative Care

Course Components

CAPCE consists of the following:

  • Case-based learning sessions (four sessions x 4 hours each, in person)
  • Coaching sessions (six sessions x 2 hours each, in person)
  • Peer-to-Peer Exchanges / Learning Debriefs (four sessions)
  • Practical Application Assignments (x2)
  • E-learning Modules (x6)
  • Self-directed reading and reflection

All course components are mandatory, including attendance at all in person learning sessions.

Upcoming Courses

Fall Course: Mississauga Halton Region
Virtual Classroom

Deadline for application is August 20, 2020

Wednesday September 16, 2020 (1:00pm-3:00pm)
Thursday October 8, 2020 (9:00am – 1:00pm)
Tuesday November 3, 2020 (9:00am – 1:00pm)
Tuesday December 3, 2020 (9:00am – 1:00pm)
Tuesday January 5, 2021 (9:00am – 1:00pm)



Winter Course: Central West Region
Virtual Classroom

Deadline for application is November 2, 2020

Monday December 7, 2020 (9:00am-11:00am)
Wednesday January 6, 2021 (12:00pm – 4:00pm)
Wednesday February 17, 2021 (12:00pm – 4:00pm)
Wednesday April 21, 2021 (12:00pm – 4:00pm)
Wednesday June 2, 2021 (12:00pm – 4:00pm)


Application Process

  1. Selection criteria is as follows:
    • Completion of Fundamentals of Hospice Palliative Care Core Program (some exceptions may be considered on an individual basis)
    • Access to an internet-enabled computer
    • Knowledge of basic computer programs
    • Applications will be screened and successful candidates will be contacted by email to complete the registration process
    • Minimum of 1 year experience, or equivalent as determined by the CAPCE team, caring for people with a progressive, life-limiting illness
  2. All Applications will be reviewed by the CAPCE team. Applicants who are accepted will receive notification by email, and will be sent a link for payment at that time.
  3. Course runs each fall.



Contact Information

JC Sagar, 905-827-8111 or 1-800-426-9666 x2510

Contact us to learn more.
905-827-8111 or 1-800-426-9666

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