Health Care Professionals

Pallium believes that palliative care is not just the responsibility of palliative care specialists but is everyone’s business and is needed across all settings of health care. Pallium’s Learning Essential Approaches to Palliative Care (LEAP) courseware enhances health care professional knowledge, skills, and practice in providing high-quality palliative care. Health care professionals benefit from increased comfort and confidence in providing high-quality palliative care to patients when and where needed.

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Take a Course

Take the award-winning, accredited courses designed to provide health care professionals with the knowledge, attitudes, and skills to enhance the care you provide to your patients with a life-limiting illness, and to their families.

Next LEAP Core session:

October 6, 2021

Online

LEAP Core is an interprofessional course that provides health care professionals with an in-depth learning experience on essential skills and competencies of the palliative care approach. LEAP Core is taught by local experts who are experienced palliative care clinicians and educators.

$350 for physicians
$250 for non-physicians
$175 for personal care aides

Non-physicians refers to nurses, pharmacists, social workers, occupational therapists, respiratory therapists, students, residents, etc.

Personal care aides refers to personal support workers, health care aides, health care assistants, care aides, etc.

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Free Course Module

Try our free, interactive Taking Ownership module to get a sense of the rich content and engaging nature of Pallium’s LEAP courseware.

What We Do

Pallium equips health care organizations, health care professionals, and community members with the knowledge and tools to provide better palliative care and support to patients with life-limiting illnesses and their families. Pallium’s focus is on building the capacity of primary- and generalist-level health care professionals to provide a palliative care approach so that more Canadians have access to early and effective palliative care.

Learn More About Pallium ›

Learn from the stories of fellow health care professionals trained on LEAP who are able to provide better care to their patients with life-limiting illnesses, and their families.

Read one family doctor’s desire to continue treating patients who could benefit from a palliative care approach.

Read Dr. Kimberly Wintemute’s Story

Get in Touch

Send us an Email

Have any questions? Email us anytime at: info@pallium.ca

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Connect one-on-one, in real-time, through a live chat with a Pallium representative. Available Monday-Friday 9:00 AM – 4:30 PM ET.

Give us a Call

You can call us directly at 1-833-888-LEAP (5327).