LEAP Core

  • Target Learners: Healthcare professionals (mainly physicians, nurses, pharmacists but also others) whose primary focus of work is not palliative care but who in the course of their work care for patients with life-threatening and progressive life-limiting illnesses
  • Provides learners with the essential, basic competencies of the palliative care approach
  • Ideal for developing teamwork, promoting interprofessional collaboration, promoting collaboration amongst providers in different agencies who need to work together (e.g. community-based family physicians, home care nurses, community pharmacists, etc.)

LEAP Mini

  • Target Learners: Healthcare professionals (mainly physicians, nurses, pharmacists but also others) working in the community whose primary focus of work is not palliative care but who, in the course of their work, care for patients with life-threatening and progressive life-limiting illnesses
  • Provides learners with the essential, basic competencies of the palliative care approach
  • Ideal for established teams (e.g. family health/medicine team or clinic), enhancing teamwork, promoting interprofessional collaboration, enhancing collaboration amongst providers in different agencies who need to work together (e.g. community-based family physicians, home care nurses, community pharmacists, etc.)

LEAP Onco

  • Target Learners: Healthcare professionals (mainly physicians, nurses, pharmacists but also others) who work in cancer care but whose primary focus of work is not palliative care
  • Provides learners with the essential, basic competencies of the palliative care approach
  • Ideal for developing teamwork and promoting interprofessional collaboration, promoting collaboration amongst providers in different agencies who need to work together (e.g. community-based family physicians, home care nurses, community pharmacists, etc.)

LEAP Long-Term Care

  • Target Learners: Healthcare professionals, including physicians, nurses, pharmacists, social workers, as well as personal support workers (PSWs) or care aides and other regulated and unregulated care providers, who work in long-term care (LTC) and nursing homes, etc.)
  • Provides learners with the essential, basic competencies of the palliative approach to care
  • Ideal for developing teamwork and promoting interprofessional collaboration. Other personnel may also join (e.g. managers and support staff)

LEAP Paramedic

  • Target Learners: Paramedics and EMS professionals
  • Provide the essential practical knowledge, attitudes and skills to provide a palliative care approach
  • Link learners to local palliative care resources
  • Change practice to include palliative care on-site

LEAP Renal

  • Target Learners: Healthcare professionals (mainly physicians, nurses, social workers and pharmacists but also others) who work with patients with advanced kidney disease (i.e. primary focus of work is not palliative care)
  • Provides learners with the essential, basic competencies of the palliative care approach
  • Ideal for developing teamwork and promoting interprofessional collaboration