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Fundamentals Spring 2024 (Online)


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.  

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Available Fundamentals Course :

Spring 2024 Online:

  • Day 1: May 14, 2024 (3-6p)
  • Day 2: Jun 4, 2024 (3-6p)
  • Day 3: Jun 25, 2024 (3-6p)

Contact for more information. 

Date & Time: May 14, 2024 03:00 PM to
Jun 18, 2024 06:00 PM
[America/Toronto UTC -5]

Location: Zoom
Waterloo Ontario
Registration Closes: May 10, 2024 11:59 AM

Event Coordinator:

Denise Eppel
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