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Events & Education

Read the latest announcements, and participate in the numerous events and education sessions for Health Professionals as well as for Patients and Caregivers. 

The International Palliative Care Resource Centre hosts Media Watch which provides current global news regarding palliative care.  Media Watch is created and distributed by Barry R. Ashpole.

Events & Education

Educational events, workshops and seminars are held throughout the year, with some courses recurring from season to season.  Click on the links below to learn more about upcoming sessions in our communities.

For Health Care Providers

For Health Care Providers

LEAP Online is a facilitated online learning program, developed by Pallium Canada, that provides health care professionals with the essential skills and competencies of the palliative care approach. LEAP Online includes 16 online modules and 3 two-hour webinars led by our local Mississauga Halton LEAP facilitators who are experienced palliative care clinicians and educators. To find out more information about our upcoming sessions contact Leah Clarke at leah.clarke@ontariohealth.ca

 

Free Access to COVID-specific Palliative Care Modules: Pallium Canada, in collaboration with the Canadian Medical Association (CMA), is providing access to two COVID-specific palliative care modules for all health care professionals in response to this unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. These online sessions can be found here www.pallium.ca/course/covid-19-response-free-online-modules 

 

Health Care Consent ACP and GOC E-Learning Modules: Hospice Palliative Care Ontario has re-launched their Health Care Consent Advance Care Planning and Goals of Care E-Learning Modules. Learners will move beyond advancing their knowledge and attitudes to develop clinical skills through interactive case scenarios, reflective questions and videos of both simulated and real clinical encounters.  Please click here for more information.

 

Palliative Care ECHO Project: As a capacity-building tele-mentoring program, the Palliative Care ECHO Project is designed to create virtual communities of learners by bringing together local healthcare providers (and community leaders) with regional, provincial/territorial, and national subject matter experts for continuous learning, deep-dive learning opportunities, brief lecture presentations, and quality improvement discussions, fostering an “all learn, all teach” approach. Please click here for more information and to watch upcoming and recorded sessions: Upcoming sessions:

  • A Culture of Compassion in Canadian Workplaces: November 1 2:00-3:00pm
  • Personal Support Worker -  Essential Communication Skills (3 part series): November 16, 30 & December 14 5:00-6:00pm

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. Click here for more information.

Advanced Comprehensive Education (ACE): Designed for Personal Support Workers (PSWs), this course will grow your hospice palliative care knowledge and expertise. Building on the Fundamentals of Hospice Palliative Care, ACE focuses on the Personal Support Worker’s scope of practice. Click here for more information

Comphrehensive 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) program is an immersive experience into the “art” and “science” of providing high quality, best evidence-informed palliative care. This program 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.  Click here for more information.

Pain Assessment and Management for Nurses: An intensive two day course designed for nurses (RNs, RPNs and NPs) from all care settings, this course will help you master pain management. Click here for more information. 

Othere Community Events: 

Mississauga Halton LHIN Regional Learning Centre Training Calendar

Canadian Children's Grief Symposium - November 18, 2021

Hospice Palliative Care Community Education Series - November-December 2021 

 

For Physicians

For Physicians

LEAP Online is a facilitated online learning program, developed by Pallium Canada, that provides health care professionals with the essential skills and competencies of the palliative care approach. LEAP Online includes 16 online modules and 3 two-hour webinars led by our local Mississauga Halton LEAP facilitators who are experienced palliative care clinicians and educators. To find out more information about our upcoming sessions contact Leah Clarke at leah.clarke@ontariohealth.ca.

 

CAPACITI is an education program for interprofessional primary care teams that provides practical tips and strategies on how to incorporate an early palliative care approach into your practice. To find out more visit www.palliativecareinnovation.com.

 

Free Access to COVID-specific Palliative Care Modules: Pallium Canada, in collaboration with the Canadian Medical Association (CMA), is providing access to two COVID-specific palliative care modules for all health care professionals in response to this unprecedented COVID-19 pandemic. These online sessions can be found here www.pallium.ca/course/covid-19-response-free-online-modules 

 

Health Care Consent ACP and GOC E-Learning Modules: Hospice Palliative Care Ontario has re-launched their Health Care Consent Advance Care Planning and Goals of Care E-Learning Modules. Learners will move beyond advancing their knowledge and attitudes to develop clinical skills through interactive case scenarios, reflective questions and videos of both simulated and real clinical encounters.  Please click here for more information.

 

Palliative Care ECHO Project: As a capacity-building tele-mentoring program, the Palliative Care ECHO Project is designed to create virtual communities of learners by bringing together local healthcare providers (and community leaders) with regional, provincial/territorial, and national subject matter experts for continuous learning, deep-dive learning opportunities, brief lecture presentations, and quality improvement discussions, fostering an “all learn, all teach” approach. Please click here for more information and to watch upcoming and recorded sessions: Upcoming sessions:
  • A Culture of Compassion in Canadian Workplaces: November 1 2:00-3:00pm
  • Personal Support Worker -  Essential Communication Skills (3 part series): November 16, 30 & December 14 5:00-6:00pm

 

UofT Palliative Care E-Learnig Program: The goal of the Palliative Care eLearning Program is to enhance family physicians’ knowledge and skills in palliative and end-of-life care. Key issues such as pain and symptom management, providing homecare, and managing patients in the last days of life are covered. Palliative tools that can be used in your practice will also be shared and discussed. For more information click here.

 

Other Community Events:

Canadian Children's Grief Symposium - November 18, 2021
Hospice Palliative Care Community Education Series - November-December 2021