LEAP Core

2-DAY COURSE FOR HEALTH PROFESSIONALS WORKING IN THE COMMUNITY

Register for a LEAP Core

Acknowledgements

Course Lead
  • José Pereira MBChB, CCFP(PC), MSc, FCFP Scientific Officer, Pallium Canada Clinical Professor, Division of Palliative Care, McMaster University Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Ottawa
  • Maryse Bouvette, BScN, Med., CON(C), CHPCN(C) Coordinator of the Regional Palliative Consultation Team (RPCT) Palliative Care Advance Practice nurse consultant, Bruyere Continuing Care
  • Lori Teeple MD CCFP(EM) FCFP (PC) MD CCFP FCFP (PC – Palliative Care) Associate Professor Medicine and Family Medicine Schulich School of Medicine and Dentistry, Western University
Contributors and Reviewers
  • Stephanie Buchanan, RN, MHScN, EdD(cand) CHPCN(C) Professor/Clinical Instructor, Nursing Department, Centennial College
  • Sandy Buchman, MD, CCFP (PC), FCFP Associate Professor Department of Family and Community Medicine, University of Toronto Education Lead & Family Physician Practising in Palliative Care The Temmy Latner Centre for Palliative Care, ON
  • Gordon Giddings, MD CCFP(PC), FCFP Senior Medical Advisor | Professional Conduct
  • J. David Henderson, MD, CCFP(PC) Medical Director, Colchester East Hants Palliative Care Service Assistant Professor, Dept. of Family Medicine, Dalhousie Univ.
  • Julie Johnston, BA, Dipl.Business Executive Director, St. Joseph’s – Hospice of London
  • Glen Maddison, M.D. MCFP(EM) Medical Director St. Joseph’s Hospice Sarnia Adjunct Professor Family Medicine, Western University Clinical Co-Lead Palliative Care Erie St. Clair LHIN, ON
  • Denise Marshall, BSc., MD, CCFP(PC), FCFP Medical Director, Niagara West Palliative Care Team and McNally House Hospice Associate Professor, Division of Palliative Care Dept of Family Medicine, McMaster University
  • Linda Read Paul, RN, MN, CHPCN(C) Clinical Nurse Specialist, Palliative Care Consult Service – Rural Okotoks Health & Wellness Center, BC
  • Ben Robert, MD, MBA, CCFP (CoE & PC) Medical Director, Perley Rideau Veterans’ Health Centre; Medical Director, Dementia Program, Glebe Centre Assistant Professor, University of Ottawa; attending physician, TOH (the Ottawa Hospital) Family Medicine, ON
  • Robert Sauls, MD, CCFP(PC), FCFP Palliative Care Physician, Trillium Health Partners – Credit Valley Hospital Site, Mississauga, Lecturer, Department of Community and Family Medicine, University of Toronto, ON
  • Sally Tierney, B.Sc.Phm, Clinical Pharmacist, Palliative Care Unit Bruyere Continuing Care
Instructional Design & Project Support
  • Odete Carreira (project management)
  • Gaelle Parsons (slides)
  • Brady Riordan (layout)
  • LEAP Core has its foundations in the Pallium Rural Weekend Retreat (2001-2003) and LEAP version 1 (2004-2012)

Course leads and developers
  • José Pereira MBChB, CCFP(PC), MSc, FCFP Scientific Officer, Pallium Canada Clinical Professor, Division of Palliative Care, McMaster University Professor, Department of Family Medicine, University of Ottawa, ON
  • Michael Aherne Pallium B.Com., M.Ed., CMC Project Director , Initiative Development, AB
  • Dr. Romayne Gallagher MD CCFP University of British Columbia
Contributors and Reviewers
  • Fraser Black, MD, CCFP Victoria Hospice Society, BC
  • Velda Clark Director; Palliative Care Program Regina Health District Regina, SK
  • Gillian Flyes, MD B.C. Cancer Agency. BC
  • Jocelyne Lockyer, PhD University of Calgary; AB
  • Robin Love, MD,CCFP Vancouver Health Authority, MB
  • Daphne Powell Nurse Coordinator; Palliative Care St. Paul’s Hospital Saskatoon, SK
  • Shannon Pyziak, BN, RN, CHPCN(C) Interlake Regional Health Authority, MB
  • Cheryl Smith, BN, RN, CHPCN(C) North Eastman Health Association, MB
  • Ron Spice, MD, CCFP Calgary Health Region, AB
  • Merle Teetaert, RN, CHPCN (C ) Assiniboine Regional Health Authority, MB
  • Pat Trozzo, BSc. (Pharm), BSc. (Chem), BCPS CancerCare Manitoba, MB
  • Rob Wedel, MD, CCFP, FCFP Chinook Health Region, AB
  • Cornelius Woelk, MD, CCFP Central Health Authority Inc., MB
Project Management & Design
  • Melanie Eastley, Graphic Design
  • Harvey Popovich
  • Robert Powell, M.ED., InfoTask Inc.
  • Dianne Smith, Copy editor
  • Lu Ziola, Managing Editor and layout