Core Fundamentals of Hospice Palliative Care (HPC)

Course Details

Eligibility Criteria

  • Recommended for all Health Care Providers and Hospice Palliative Care Volunteers
  • Applicants must have access to a computer with internet

What is the Commitment Involved?

  • 30 Hours (nine hours in-class, 21 hours online and self-study)
  • Attendance at all three in-class sessions is mandatory in order to receive your certificate.

Program Objectives:

  • Demonstrate Sensitivity, understanding and respect for the individuality of the person, family and team/caregivers
  • Identify and understand issues associated with illness and bereavement (domains of issues)
  • Effectively communicate with the person, family and team
  • Recognize and report changes in any of the domains of issues associated with illness and bereavement
  • Provide hospice palliative supportive care strategies
  • Actively learn and develop personally and contribute as part of a team and organization
  • Demonstrate sensitivity to the impact of personal attitudes, behaviours and values on the illness experience of the person, family and team/caregivers

What is the Cost to Attend?

  • $0.00 for LTC Health Care Providers or HPC Volunteers
  • $40.00 for Community Health Care Providers or HPC Volunteers

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