Home and Community Care Support Services Hamilton Niagara Haldimand Brant offers a variety of hospice palliative care education courses.
- For health care providers (personal support workers, nurses, volunteers, etc.) who work in long-term care homes, community service provider agencies and more
- Designed to enhance participants’ knowledge of hospice palliative care
- Offered multiple times per year in Hamilton, Haldimand, Norfolk, Brant, Brantford, Six Nations and Mississaugas of the Credit First Nation
Offered through Home and Community Care Support Services Pain and Symptom Management Consultants who are registered nurses with expertise in palliative care and pain and symptom management.
The Fundamentals of Hospice Palliative Care – Online classes
Spring 2023 Registration now open – secure your spot!
The Fundamentals of Hospice Palliative Care Core Program is an interactive, introductory level course ideal for health care providers or volunteers who support people with life-limiting illnesses.
Care team members have a variety of responsibilities and accountabilities, and play complementary and vitally important roles. Learners will be provided with a comprehensive review of roles and responsibilities of palliative care team members. The importance of effective communication and team functioning to support the person and their family as they journey with progressive illness will be discussed.
The Fundamentals of Hospice Palliative Care Program is intended for individuals working in the health system who have an interest in improving their knowledge in a palliative approach to care.
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Comprehensive Advanced Palliative Care Education Program
The Comprehensive Advanced Palliative Care Education Program combines the art and science of hospice palliative care for nurses (registered nurses/registered practical nurses, nurse practitioners). The program embeds best practice standards and aligns with the Model to Guide Hospice Palliative Care and focuses on the development and role of the nurse as a resource for the inter-professional team in long-term care homes, agencies, hospitals and communities.
Advanced Palliative Practice Skills Program
The Advanced Palliative Practice Skills Program is an educational opportunity for personal support workers, health care aides and hospice volunteers who have completed the Core Fundamentals of Hospice Palliative Care Program and who are currently working or volunteering in palliative care. The Advanced Palliative Practice Skills Program is comprised of three virtual learning online sessions with additional reading, reflections and e-learning modules.
Advanced Approaches to Manage Pain
In person coaching sessions. Available Fall 2023.
Got a question?
Contact a team member:
|Carol Scott||Program Assistantfirstname.lastname@example.org
906-684-4811 extension 3432
|Kim Featherston RN||Pain and Symptom Management Consultant for Haldimand-Norfolk, Brant, Brantford, Six Nations and Mississaugas of the Credit First Nationemail@example.com
|Melissa Chadwick BScN, RN CHPCN||Pain and Symptom Management Consultants for Hamiltonfirstname.lastname@example.org
905-523-8600 extension 2230