FUN Win01 2024 (Jan 9) - In-Person

Fundamentals Winter 2024 (In-Person)


Fundamentals is a 7-week interactive, introductory-level palliative care course ideal for the following health care providers or volunteers

  • Case Coordinators
  • Developmental Service Managers
  • Dietitians
  • Emergency Medical Services
  • Family Health Team Staff
  • Health Administration
  • Housekeeping Staff
  • Mental Health Case Managers
  • Nurses (All Classes)
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Organization Leadership
  • Personal Support Workers/ Health Care Aides
  • Pharmacists
  • Physical Therapists
  • Physicians & Physician Assistants
  • Recreational Therapists
  • Social Workers
  • Specialty Care Services Staff (Renal, Obstetrics, ICU, Acute Care)
  • Speech Language Professionals
  • Spiritual Care Providers
  • Students (Health Care, Helping Professions, etc.)
  • Volunteers


Why Fundamentals?

  • Peer-reviewed, evidence-informed and up-to-date course content
  • Facilitation and mentorship by experienced local palliative care nurse consultants

Course Overview

Fundamentals is about health care providers and volunteers developing comfort in discussing all aspects of dying and death, and by becoming aware of the issues in each of the domains (disease management, physical, psychological, social, spiritual, Practical, end-of-life care / death management and loss and grief) that may impact persons and families living with life-threatening illnesses.

Course Details   

Course Structure: Learners will participate as follows:

  • Self-Directed Learning Activities All course work / materials are provided using the Brightspace Learning environment, thuslearners are required to use a computer, tablet or smart phone to participate.  
  • Three Case-Based Learning (CBL) Classroom Sessions are scheduled three weeks apart to allow time for online, self-directed readings/ activities and applying learning to daily practice.  

For more details, please review:

Available Fundamentals Course

Winter 2024 In-Person:

  • Day 1: Jan 9, 2024 (5-8p)
  • Day 2: Jan 30, 2024 (5-8p)
  • Day 3: Feb 20, 2024 (5-8p)

These CBL sessions are held in person:
Hospice Waterloo Region, 100 Solstice Way (Rm 216), Waterloo, ON N2K 0G3 (Rm 216)

Contact for more information. 

Date & Time: Jan 09, 2024 05:00 PM to
Feb 20, 2024 08:00 PM
[America/Toronto UTC -5]

Location: Hospice Waterloo Region
100 Solstice Way
Kitchener Ontario
Registration Closes: Jan 04, 2024 11:59 PM

Event Coordinator:

Denise Eppel
 Registration Fees
Participant Price
FUN Win01 2024 (Jan 9) - In-Person  

Registration is now closed.


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