Learning opportunity for health care professionals who want to expand their learning about the palliative care approach.

LEAP™ In-Depth is a unique online opportunity for health care professionals to continue learning about the palliative care approach and take a deeper dive into palliative care. This continuous learning opportunity is for any health care professional who already has a foundation in the palliative care approach.

The online course provides enhanced, case-based learning on the management of complex palliative care symptoms across different disease conditions and settings of care.


Who is it for?

LEAP™ In-Depth is ideal for any health care professional (e.g., physician, nurse, pharmacist, social worker) who has already taken foundational training in the palliative care approach and is looking to deepen and expand their knowledge in palliative care.



Participants must have completed a Learning Essential Approaches to Palliative Care (LEAP™) course (or equivalent) prior to registering for LEAP™ In-Depth.


Course features

      • Interprofessional approach.
      • Learners will build on their skills from LEAP™ and expand their knowledge and comfort in managing more complex palliative care cases.
      • Built by Canadian palliative care experts.
      • Learners receive an electronic copy of the best-selling resource, the Pallium Palliative Pocketbook.
      • Online features:
          • LEAP™ In-Depth has been developed for online delivery in partnership with the Department of Family Medicine at McMaster University.
          • Six 4-hour facilitated webinars, 24 hours in total.
          • Learners receive a LEAP™ certificate of completion after each webinar.



This 2 credit-per-hour Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 44.0 Mainpro+ credits.


Topics covered include

    • Recap of the palliative care approach
    • Unique situations
    • Transitions in long-term care
    • In-depth conversations
    • Advanced liver diseases
    • Advanced heart diseases
    • Advanced neurological diseases
    • Advanced kidney diseases

Upcoming Sessions

There are currently no upcoming LEAP™ In-Depth sessions.

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