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 for 16.5 certified Group Learning Mainpro+ 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
  • Workshop 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
  • Advance Care Planning & Decision-making
  • Nausea, Hydration & Nutrition
  • Pain
  • Delirium
  • Psychological Distress
  • Dyspnea
  • Essential Conversations
  • Last Days & Hours
To register for a course
To organize a courseIf there is no course near you and/or you wish to bring one to your team, facility or community, contact the Pallium Office at support@pallium.ca or call us at 1-613-562-6262 ext. 1784. Organizers also need to create an account or login to their existing account in the Pallium Portal.