Continuing Education

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Pallium Canada is a national, non-profit organization focused on building professional and community capacity to help improve the quality and accessibility of palliative care in Canada. Pallium’s award-winning Learning Essential Approaches to Palliative Care (LEAP) courses is Canada’s leading suite of courseware on palliative care for health care organizations and professionals. LEAP courses provide health care professionals with the knowledge, attitudes, and skills to help provide palliative care to patients and families facing life-limiting illnesses in a more timely and effective way.

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The de Souza Institute offers health care professionals online courses to enhance expertise to provide the best possible cancer and palliative care.

The de Souza Institute also offers a study group for RNs who are studying to write the Canadian Nurses' Association (CNA) palliative care exam to receive the Certified in Hospice-Palliative Care Nursing in Canada or CHPCN(C) certification. You can find out more about the study group and sign up here.

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Acclaim Health is Halton’s most trusted home care provider – and has been for over 85 years. As a charity, their focus is caring for you, and they continually re-invest in programs that will help even more people in their community.

Acclaim Health also provides very sought after palliative care education opportunities such as the Fundamentals of Hospice-Palliative Care and the Comprehensive Advanced Palliative Care Education (CAPCE) courses. Visit the Acclaim Health website for a list of all their courses.

Please note PCNIG is not affiliated with any of the above organizations or programs.

Palliative Pain and Symptom Management Consultation Program, Southwestern Ontario
Palliative Pain and Symptom Management Consultation Program, Southwestern Ontario

The Palliative Pain and Symptom Management Consultation Program, Southwestern Ontario, provides service providers, in-home care agencies (South West Local Health Integration Network - Home and Community Care and contracted providers), long-term care homes, community support services and doctors, access to palliative pain and symptom management nurse consultant/educator providing consultation, education, mentorship and linkages to palliative care resources across the continuum of care.