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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 Recreation 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 2017 Spring Fundamentals Flyer

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Pain Assessment and Management (PAM) for Nurses

This is an intensive 2-day course for NPs, RNs & RPNs working in any setting.

A certificate of Continuing Education will be provided when learners have completed both full day sessions (8:30am-4:30pm), 3 practical assignments, 2 online learner reflections and the post-course evaluation.

Cost: $115.00

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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

Registration deadline is April 26 , 2017

Register for Villa Forum – 175 Forum Dr., Mississauga
Thursdays, 6:00pm-9:00pm on May 11 | May 18 | May 25

Spring 2017 ACE 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.

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


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.