College Palliative Care Courses for Long-Term Care
Enhanced Hospice Palliative Care Skills
Cost: FREE (valued at $250 - $450 per spot)
Language: English (Algonquin College) French (Collège La Cité)
Application: Required as spots are limited, applicants must work in the Ottawa area
Schedule: September to December each year with specific dates to be announced
This course explores current philosophies, approaches and trends in multidisciplinary care. Attitudes related to life, illness, death and loss are discussed from a Canadian healthcare perspective.
Students practice and apply enhanced Hospice Palliative Care skills. The use of role-play, reflective practice techniques and small group discussion emphasizes the importance of communication in this setting.
Who is this course for?
This course is only open to long-term care staff members in the Ottawa area.
Who this includes: Personal support workers, recreation therapists, RNs, RPNs, social workers and nutrition aides.
- the grieving process
- changes during the last days and hours of living
- supportive care for patients and families in the final stages of life
- therapeutic communications skills
- spirituality, religion and culture
- self-care and compassion fatigue
Course Title: Initiation aux soins palliatifs
Instructor: to be announced
Dates: to be announced
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