Learning opportunity for health care professionals who want to expand their learning about the palliative care approach.
LEAP In-Depth is a unique 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 course provides enhanced, case-based learning on the management of complex palliative care symptoms across different disease conditions and settings of care.
LEAP In-Depth can be delivered online or in-person.
Who is it for?
LEAP In-Depth is ideal for any health care professional (e.g., physician, nurse, pharmacist, social worker, etc.) 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.
- Interprofessional approach
- Built by Canadian palliative care experts
- 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.
- Two days, 16 hours in total.
- Learners receive a LEAP certificate of completion.
This one-credit-per-hour Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by the McMaster University Continuing Health Sciences Program for up to 22 Mainpro+ credits.
This activity is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and approved by McMaster University, Continuing Health Sciences Education Program for up to 22.5 MOC Section 1 hours.
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