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Fundamentals of Hospice Palliative Care

Enhance your knowledge of hospice palliative care with this introductory course appropriate for all roles.

The Fundamentals of Hospice Palliative Care Core Program is an interactive, introductory level course ideal for any health care provider or volunteer who supports people with life-limiting illnesses.

It takes approximately 7 weeks to complete the course.  Must have access to a computer and the internet to complete the course.  Course runs each fall, winter and spring in a variety of locations across Halton, Peel and Dufferin.

New for Spring 2022: All program materials will now be accessed online on the Partnering for Palliative Education platform through D2L’s Brightspace Learning Environment. If you have any issues with accessing an internet-enabled computer, tablet, or smartphone, please contact us. 

Cost: $40


Course Components

Following the completion of this program, the learner will:

  • Demonstrate sensitivity, understanding and respect for the individuality of the person, family and team/caregivers
  • Identify and understand issues associated with illness and bereavement (domains of issues)
  • Effectively communicate with the person, family and team
  • Recognize and report changes in any of the domains of issues associated with illness and bereavement
  • Provide hospice palliative supportive care strategies
  • Actively learn and develop personally and contribute as part of a team and organization
  • Demonstrate sensitively to the impact of personal attitudes, behaviours and values on the illness experience of the person, family and team/caregivers

Program Expectations

To receive a Certificate of Completion, Fundamentals learners will need to:

  • Attend all 3 Case-Based Learning Live Virtual Classroom Sessions
  • Complete Self-Directed Readings from the Program Guide and e-Learning Modules
  • Participate in two Peer-to-Peer Exchanges
  • Complete one Reflective Activity

The deadline for registration and refund is April 11th, 2022

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Register for Upcoming Virtual Courses

Mississauga Halton Region

Option 1

  • Dates of 3 classes: May 3rd, May 24th, June 14th
    Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
    Location: Online

Register

Option 2

  • Dates of 3 classes: May 12th, June 2nd, June 23rd
    Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
    Location: Online

Register

Central West Region

Option 1

  • Dates of 3 classes: April 27th, May 18th, June 8th
    Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
    Location: Online

Register

Option 2

  • Dates of 3 classes: May 5th, May 26th, June 16th
  • Time: 1:00pm – 4:00pm
    Location: Online

Register

Dufferin

  • Dates of 3 classes: April 25th, May 16th, June 6th
    Time: 6:00pm – 9:00pm
    Location: Online

Register


 


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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