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The Fundamentals of Hospice Palliative Care - Basic Level Multidisciplinary Palliative Care Education - Tweed


South East Local Health Integration Network - Home and Community Care - Palliative Care Education Program

Moira Place LTC Home, 415 River St W, Tweed, K0K 3J0




This is an event series. You may need to attend more than one date.

Cost: $25

Registration: Required

The Enhanced Fundamentals, a full day session, along with self-directed learning, is a prerequisite for the Comprehensive Advanced Palliative Care Education (CAPCE) Program. To participate in the

The Enhanced Fundamentals, a full day session, along with self-directed learning, is a prerequisite for the Comprehensive Advanced Palliative Care Education (CAPCE) Program.

To participate in the Enhanced Stream of the Fundamentals program, the learner must:
  • Be a Nurse Practitioner (NP), Registered Nurse (RN) or Registered Practical Nurse (RPN); and
  • Have successfully completed the Core Fundamentals program.
Following completion of the Enhanced Fundamentals program, the learner will:
1. Demonstrate an understanding of the basics of a physical and symptom assessment.
2. Demonstrate an understanding of how to administer medications commonly utilized
in symptom management for persons with advanced life-limiting illness.
3. Demonstrate an understanding of the potential nurse leadership role.

Performance objectives – Core program

Following course completion the learner will:

1. Demonstrate sensitivity, understanding and respect for the individuality of the person, family and team/caregivers.
2. Identify and understand issues associated with illness and bereavement.
3. Effectively communicate with the person, family and team.
4. Recognize and report changes in any of the Domains of Issues associated with illness
and bereavement.
5. Provide hospice palliative support care strategies.
6. Actively learn and develop personally and contribute as part of a team and
organization.
7. Demonstrate sensitivity to the impact of personal attitudes, behaviours and values on the illness experience of the person, family and team/caregivers.
8. Learn about communication, assessment tools, ‘yellow folder’, Symptom Response Kit (SRK), End of Life symptoms, grief, Medical Assistance in Dying (MAID) and care for the caregiver.

Course Facilitator(s):
Jenni-Ann Logan 613-966-3530 X2515
Jenni-Ann.Logan@lhins.on.ca

Contact: Cyndi Crowder
Phone: 613-966-3530 Ext. 5260
Email: Cyndi.Crowder@lhins.on.ca