Session Details

This session is offered in English

  • Time:
    8:30 AM – 4:30 PM
  • Date(s):
    March 17, 2020
  • Location:
    781 Marine Park Drive Suite 4, Salmon Arm Seniors Health and Wellness Centre
    Salmon Arm, British Columbia
    V1E 2X1
  • Facilitators:

    Elisabeth Antifeau
    Allison New
    Fiona McLellan


Course Modules

Taking Ownership | Transitions, Decision-Making, and Advance Care Planning | Pain | Essential Conversations | Delirium, Dyspnea, and Nausea | Hydration and Nutrition | Psychosocial and Spiritual Needs | Last Days and Hours | Quality Improvement

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One-day, award-winning palliative care course for health care professionals working in hospital settings.

LEAP Hospital is an interprofessional course that provides health care professionals with the essential skills and competencies of the palliative care approach, with course modules and case studies contextualized to the hospital setting. LEAP Hospital is taught by local subject matter experts who are experienced palliative care clinicians and educators.

 

Who is it for?

LEAP Hospital is ideal for any health care professional (e.g. physician, nurse, pharmacist, social worker, etc.) working in a hospital but whose primary focus is not palliative care.

 

Course Features

  • One day, 8 hours in total
  • Face-to-face learning with group discussion and case studies
  • Interprofessional approach
  • Built by Canadian palliative care experts
  • Course materials include a downloadable manual and the best-selling resource, the Pallium Palliative Pocketbook

 

Accreditation

This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 15 Mainpro+ credits. LEAP Hospital is an Accredited Group Learning Activity as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada for 7.5 hours.

 

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of LEAP Hospital, learners should be able to:

  • Identify patients who could benefit from a palliative care approach earlier in the illness trajectory
  • Differentiate between advance care planning and goals of care discussions
  • Assess and manage pain; delirium; dyspnea; and nausea, nutrition, and hydration
  • Develop plans to address spiritual, religious, or psychosocial needs
  • Initiate essential discussions related to palliative and end-of-life care in daily work
  • Prepare patients and families for last days and hours
  • Identify quality improvement opportunities related to palliative care

 

Course Modules

  • Taking Ownership
  • Transitions, Decision-Making, and Advance Care Planning
  • Pain
  • Essential Conversations
  • Delirium, Dyspnea, and Nausea
  • Hydration and Nutrition
  • Psychological and Spiritual Needs
  • Last Days and Hours
  • Quality Improvement