Enhance your knowledge of hospice palliative care through these courses.

Fundamentals of Hospice Palliative Care Core Program

This introductory level course is designed for participants from all backgrounds.

The Fundamentals of Hospice Palliative Care Core Program is interactive, case-based and consists of three in-person learning sessions (3 hours each), reflective activity, peer to peer exchanges, reading requirements, and completion of eleven E-learning modules. Participants must have access to an internet enabled computer.

Attendance at all in-person learning sessions is mandatory.

Cost: $51.25

Registration deadline is April 3, 2017

Wellspring Chinguacousy – 5 Inspiration Way, Brampton
Tuesdays, 6:00pm-9:00pm on April 11 | May 2 | May 23

Silverthorn Care Community – 4350 Mississauga Rd., Mississauga
Thursdays, 6:00pm-9:00pm on April 13 | May 4 | May 25

Avalon Care Centre – 355 Broadway Ave., Orangeville
Wednesdays, 6:00pm-9:00pm on April 19 | May 10 | May 31

Mississauga Valley Reception Centre, Program Room 3 – 1275 Mississauga Valley, Mississauga
Tuesdays, 9:00am-12:00pm on April 18 | May 9 |May 30

Allendale LTC – 189 Ontario St., Milton
Thursdays, 6:00pm-9:00pm on April 20 | May 11 |June 1

View Spring 2017 Fundamentals Core Program Flyer

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Do Your “Advance Care Planning” Materials Comply with Ontario Law? You May Be Surprised!

Please come join us in the “‘Law & Order’ Special Health Care Consent and Advance Care Planning” Court for a highly interactive case based education session. Registrants are welcome from all disciplines, in all care settings.

Registration: 8:30am-9:00am
Session: 9:00am-12:00pm
Cost: $10.00

This workshop aims to:

  • Promote an understanding of Health Care Consent (HCC) and “Advance Care Planning” (ACP) in Ontario
  • Review Health Care Provider role in HCC and Promoting ACP
  • Provide an opportunity to network and share Ontario specific resources

Thursday March 9th, 2017
Central West CCAC
199 County Court Blvd
Brampton, ON L6W 4P3


Wednesday March 22nd, 2017
MH LHIN Regional Learning Centre
2030 Bristol Circle, Suite 205
Oakville, ON L6H 0H2

This is a popular event, so please let us know if you cannot attend so that some one else can.

Registration deadline is March 3rd, 2017.

Questions? Contact Carrol King 905-827-8111 / 1-800-827-8111



Advanced Comprehensive Education (ACE) For Support Workers


Building on the Fundamentals of Hospice Palliative Care Course, ACE Focuses on the support worker’s scope of practice.

The Fundamentals of Hospice Palliative Care Course is a pre-requisite. Please bring your textbook with you.

Cost: $40.00

Villa Forum – 175 Forum Dr., Mississauga
Thursdays, 6:00pm-9:00pm on June 1 | June 8 | June 15

Registration deadline is May 26 , 2017

View Winter 2017 Advanced Comprehensive Education flyer.



Comprehensive Advanced Palliative Care Education (CAPCE)

Combining the “art” and “science” of Hospice Palliative Care (HPC) for nurses (RNs/RPNs/NPs), this course embeds best practice standards and aligns with the Model to Guide Hospice Palliative Care.

CAPCE focuses on the development and role of the nurse as a Hospice Palliative Care resource for the inter-professional team in long-term care homes, agencies, hospitals and communities.

Cost: $300.00

Registration is now closed.

Mississauga Location
CarePartners – 1900 Minnesota Court, Suite 120, Mississauga, ON L5N 5R5
12:30-4:30 September 1, October 6, December 1 2016, January 12 2017
& 6 two hour coaching sessions. All must be attended.

Halton-Burlington Location
Billings Court Manor – 3700 Billings Court, Burlington, ON L7N 3N6
8:30-12:30 August 30, October 4, November 29 2016, January 10, 2017
& 6 two hour coaching sessions. All must be attended.

Central West Location
Woodhall Park Care Community – 10260 Kennedy Rd. S., Brampton, ON L6Z 4N7
8:30 – 12:30 January 18, February 22, April 19, May 17 2017
& 6 two hour coaching sessions. All must be attended. 

Components of CAPCE include:

  • Self-directed reading and reflection
  • 6 e-learning modules
  • 4 in-person, case-based learning sessions (4 hours in length)
  • 4 peer-to-peer exchanges (learning debrief)
  • 2 practical application assignments
  • 6 individual or small group coaching sessions with local Palliative Care Consultant
  • This course will take approximately 5 months to complete
  • Will require 3-4 hours of study time per week


CAPCE Selection Criteria:

  • Enhanced Fundaments session (to be completed after acceptance to CAPCE)
  • Completion of the Fundamentals of Hospice Palliative Care Core Program
  • Minimum of 1 year experience (or equivalent) caring for people with progressive, life-limiting illnesses
  • 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
  • Must attend all sessions in your chosen location

View Comprehensive Advanced Palliative Care Course Flyer

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Pain Assessment and Management for Nurses

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This intensive 2-day course is designed for nurses from all settings. Successful completion of two practical assignments, two online learner reflections, and one online post-course evaluation. Attendance in both classes is mandatory to receive a certificate. Both days of the course must be attended.

March 7th and April 4th, 2017
MH LHIN Regional Learning Centre
2030 Bristol Circle
Oakville, ON L6H 0H2

Registration: 8:00-8:30am
Session: 8:30am-4:30pm

Cost: $115.00 (includes all program materials, lunch and refreshments for both days)

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More Information

Contact the Palliative Care Consultant in your area, or call 905-827-8111 or toll free 1-800-426-9666.

You can also check out our resources on a variety of hospice palliative care topics.