Course Examples

Taking Ownership: Online Learning Module

Taking Ownership is an interactive module for health care professionals that takes about 40 minutes to complete. The goal is to encourage health care professionals from different disciplines to make primary-level palliative care a part of their daily work. This module is FREE OF CHARGE to all.

Learning Objectives:

By the time you complete this module, you should be able to:

  • Define “palliative care” and the “palliative care approach”.
  • Identify patients who could benefit from a palliative care approach earlier in the illness,
  • Activate a palliative care approach earlier in the illness trajectory.
  • Expand your role in providing a palliative care approach in your setting

Topics included:

  • “Palliative”: Overcoming the Stigma
  • Illness Trajectories: Advanced Cancer
  • Illness Trajectories: End-Stage Organ Failure
  • Palliative Performance Scale (PPS)
  • Gold Standards Framework
  • and many others

Interactive activities include cases, true or false questions, drag and drop, videos, etc.

This module will take you 40 minutes to complete. In order to obtain a certificate of completion this module, you will need to complete ALL the sections of the module as well as the brief quiz at the end.

LEAP Paramedic: Introduction

Courselets are 20-30 minute-long interactive modules designed to achieve several learning objectives, with the goal of achieving an in-depth understanding of the subject. Courselets will be accessible through the Pallium Portal, where users can map their activity and courses. Upcoming Pallium Canada Courselets include: “Critical Conversations,” “Neuropathic Pain,” “Step II Opioids,” “Approach to Bone Pain,” “Constipation Bowel Care,” “Spiritual Care,” “Introduction to Palliative Emergencies,” “Prognostication,” “Withdrawing Respiratory Support,” “Palliative Sedation,” and “Delirium Part 1, 2, and 3.”


Here is an example of an E-Module from LEAP Paramedic:

LEAP Paramedic is:

  • Competency-based
  • Blended program: online and face-to-face. Maximum of 40 learners
  • 10 modules with 4 hours online interactive theory based, and 4-5 hours case-based face-to-face
  • Visit the LEAP Paramedic page to learn more