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LEAP Core
Learning Essential Approaches to Palliative and End-of-Life Care (LEAP) Core is Pallium Canada’s
2 day program offering competency based palliative care education for health care professionals.
This program, led by LEAP certified facilitators, is based on Canadian realities and current best
practice in palliative and end of life care.
  • $175.00 for Physicians and $115.00 for all other professionals
  • No pre- requisites: this course is only for professionals working in the Central LHIN
  • Attendance is mandatory for physicians to receive certification with the CFPC for up to 28 Mainpro + credits
  • Next session available in the Central LHIN is at Berwick Auditorium, Mackenzie Hospital, Richmond Hill, 10 Trench St, Richmond Hill, ON, L4C 4Z,
    November 24 and November 25, 2018 from 0800 hours to 1700 hours
  • Breakfast and lunch provided within the registration cost
Interested participants contact HPC Teams: Erin Ross at 905-895-4521 ext 6388,
eross@southlakeregional.org or Anne Grant at 289-221-7985, agrant@southlakeregional.org

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Fundamentals 2018
Fundamentals of Hospice Palliative Care is an excellent foundational palliative care program for
nurses to develop assessment, problem- solving and critical thinking skills.
  • Cost is $65.00
  • Target audience includes all nurses: RNs, RPNs and NPs
  • No pre-requisites required
  • 3 face to face half day classes and one 2 hour coaching session
  • Next session starts Oct 2, Oct 16 & Oct 31, 2018 from 0900-1230 hrs
    Langstaff Square, 170 Red Maple Rd, Richmond Hill, ON, L4B 4T8
Interested participants contact HPC Teams: Erin Ross at 905-895-4521 ext 6388,
eross@southlakeregional.org or Anne Grant at 289-221-7985, agrant@southlakeregional.org

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CAPCE 2019
Comprehensive Advanced Palliative Care Education (CAPCE) prepares nurses who are
interested in becoming hospice palliative care resource nurses within their health care team.
  • Cost is $325.00
  • Target audience includes all nurses: RNs, RPNs and NPs
  • Pre-requisites: Must have 1 year of experience in palliative care and
    additional education in palliative care. Preference for Fundamentals of Hospice Palliative Care
    although other courses will be considered on an individual basis, including:
    LEAP and the CNA certification in Hospice Palliative Care
  • Attendance is mandatory to receive certification
  • Next session: 0800 to 1200 hours, January 22, February 26 and April 2, 2019
  • 9 two hour coaching sessions approximately 2 weeks apart will be organized
  • 8 peer to peer sessions organized individually after the first class
  • Langstaff Square Care Community, 170 Red Maple Rd, Richmond Hill
Interested participants contact HPC Teams: Erin Ross at 905-895-4521 ext 6388,
eross@southlakeregional.org or Anne Grant at 289-221-7985, agrant@southlakeregional.org

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OTN
  • Monthly OTN Education for all LTCH employees across the Central LHIN
  • Next session is September 13, 2018 from 1300 to 1400 hours
  • Topic: End Stage COPD delivered by
    Tamara Hennigar, Clinical Nurse Consultant, HPC Teams
  • OTN session will be archived for future review
Interested participants for future sessions contact HPC Teams: Erin Ross at 905-895-4521 ext 6388,
eross@southlakeregional.org or Anne Grant at 289-221-7985, agrant@southlakeregional.org

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Building Capacity
  • HPC Teams facilitates a one day session for selected LTCHs who apply
    through an annual Expression of Interest. The program focuses on providing quality
    end of life care to LTCH residents through interprofessional teamwork.
  • Ukrainian Canadian Care Centre and Village of Humber Heights September 20, 2018 from 0800 to1700 hours
    at Ukrainian Canadian Care Centre, 60 Richview Rd, Etobicoke, ON, M9A 5E4
  • Chartwell Aurora Long Term Care Residence and Mackenzie Place Long Term Care October 3, 2018
    at Chartwell Aurora LTC, 32 Mills St, Aurora, ON, L4G 2R9
  • Yee Hong Centre for Geriatric Care and Chartwell Woodhaven Long Term Care Residence October 10
    at Yee Hong, 2780 Bur Oak Ave, Markham, ON, L6B 1C9
Interested participants for future sessions contact HPC Teams: Erin Ross at 905-895-4521 ext 6388,
eross@southlakeregional.org or Anne Grant at 289-221-7985, agrant@southlakeregional.org

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LEAP LTC
Learning Essential Approaches to Palliative and End-of-Life Care (LEAP) Long Term Care
is a palliative care course for all healthcare providers working in long term care homes.
This program reviews the essential competencies for a palliative approach to care
while promoting teamwork within the LTCH.
  • Fall 2018 HPC Teams is teaching one LTCH LEAP sessions:
  • Advent Valley View Residence and Hawthorne Place Care Centre on November 7 and November 14, 2018
    from 0800 to 1700 hours at Advent Valley View Residence, 541 Finch Ave W, North York, ON, M2R 3Y3
Interested participants for future sessions contact HPC Teams: Erin Ross at 905-895-4521 ext 6388,
eross@southlakeregional.org or Anne Grant at 289-221-7985, agrant@southlakeregional.org

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Conferences

Central West:
Follow the link to access information on the 2017 Central West Palliative Care
Network conference November 15, 2017:
http://cwpcn.ca/en/annual-conference/



HPCO 2018:
Follow the link to access information on the 2018 HPCO conference, April 22-24 2018:
http://www.hpco.ca/



Congress 2018:
Follow the link to access information on the 22nd International Congress on
Palliative Care, October 2-5 2018
http://www.palliativecare.ca/

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Other Education

de Souza Institute:
de Souza Institute offers courses on best practices in oncology and palliative care.
Access course information at:
https://www.desouzainstitute.com/



Life and Death Matters:
For resources in Hospice Palliative Care access Life and Death Matters at:
https://lifeanddeathmatters.ca/

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CNA:

HPC Certification:
Follow the link for information on obtaining your certification in Hospice Palliative Care
with the Canadian Nurses Association
https://cna-aiic.ca/en/certification

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