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UPCOMING LEAP COURSE: LEAP Core - Learning Essential Approaches to Pallative Care

LEAP Core - Learning Essential Approaches to Pallative Care
Oakville Trafalgar Memorial Hospital
Dates: October 15th and 16th
Time: 0830-1600h

What is LEAP Core?: Is an interprofessional, two day course that focuses on the essential competencies to provide a palliative care approach.

Topics include:

  • Being Aware & Taking Ownership
  • Decision-Making & Advance Care Planning
  • Pain
  • Gastrointestinal Symptoms, Hydration & Nutrition
  • Delirium  Respiratory Symptoms
  • Psychological & Spiritual Care
  • Grief
  • Essential Conversations
  • Last Days & Hours
  • Palliative Sedation
  • Resources & Quality Improvement

✓ Acquire the skills to provide a palliative care approach with LEAP Core.
✓ Access tools and resources in palliative and end-of-life care.
✓ Earn your annual learning credits.
✓ This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 28 Mainpro+ credits.
✓ Learn from Canada’s top palliative care experts and local leaders.

Facilitators: Dr. Tarek Kazem, Janany Nemallan, Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner and Marie Ojha, Palliative Care Nurse Practitioner

Cost: For a limited time only, the Connected Care Halton Ontario Health Team is sponsoring $100 of the registration fee for Physicians, Nurses and Allied Health who work within Halton Region.Spots are limited.

To Register: Visit Pallium Canada’s learning management system at https:// palliumcentral.pallium.ca and create an account. A verification link will be sent to your email to confirm your account. Once you are logged back into your account click on the orange button that reads “I have an enrollment key” and type in HALTON then click on the “go to course” button. Follow the steps outlined on the pallium site to pay the balance of the participant fee and finalize registration. Any technical difficulties registering contact Pallium Canada at 1-833-888-LEAP (5327). Questions: Contact Leah Clarke at leah.clarke@ontariohealth.ca or 647.800.5620

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