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Enhance your knowledge of hospice palliative care through these courses.

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

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Spring 2016 dates and locations:

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. Register by July 8th, 2016

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. Register by July 8th, 2016

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. Register by November 4, 2016

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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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

Register is now closed. Sign up to receive news about upcoming sessions.

Allendale – 185 Ontario St. S., Milton
Mondays, 6:00pm-9:00pm on April 4 | April 25 | May 16

Mississauga Valley Recreation Centre – 1275 Mississauga Valley Bvld., Mississauga
Tuesdays, 6:00pm-9:99pm on April 5 | April 26 | May 17

Maple Grove Care Community – 215 Sunny Meadow Blvd., Brampton
Wednesdays, 6:00pm-9:00pm on April 6 | April 27 | May 18

Avalon LTC – 355 Broadway Ave., Orangeville
Tuesdays, 6:00pm-9:00pm on April 12 | May 3 |May 24

MH LHIN Regional Learning Centre – 2030 Bristol Circle, Oakville
Wednesdays, 1:00pm-4:00pm on April 13 | May 4 | May 25

 

View Spring 2016 Fundamentals Core Program Flyer

Can’t attend this winter? Sign up to receive registration information for future sessions.

 

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

Mississauga Halton LHIN Regional Learning Centre – 2030 Bristol Circle, Oakville
Wednesdays, 6:00pm-9:00pm on April 6 | April 13 | April 20

Registration deadline is March 29, 2016

View Spring 2016 Advanced Comprehensive Education flyer.

 

Pain Assessment and Management for Nurses

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.

May 25th and June 22, 2016
Woodhall Park Care Community
10260 Kennedy Road North
Brampton, ON L6Z 4N7

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

Registration is now closed.

View Pain Assessment and Management for Nurses flyer.

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.