An introductory palliative care course for health professional teams working in the community
Target learnersDoctors, nurses, social workers and pharmacists working in the community
AccreditationLEAP Mini has been accredited by the College of Family Physicians of Canada and the Ontario Chapter for 7.5 certified Group Learning credits
  • Provide the essential practical knowledge, attitudes and skills to provide a palliative care approach
  • Link learners to local palliative care resources
  • Build palliative care community capacity
  • Competency-based
  • Classroom format; maximum of 40 learners
  • Length: 1 day or total of 8.5 hours
  • Pallium trained and certified LEAP Facilitators
  • Learner to facilitator ratio of no more than 15:1
Learning activities
  • Small and large group learning
  • Case-based
  • Short cases
  • Short videos
  • Reflections
  • Group discussions
  • Slide presentations
  • Practical tips
Modules: "Top 10 Tips"
  • Taking Ownership
  • Decision-making
  • Hydration, Nutrition & GI
  • Pain
  • Useful Tools & Resources
  • Delirium at EOL
  • Psychosocial & Spiritual Care
  • Dyspnea
  • Essential Conversations, including ACP
  • Last Days & Hours