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Core 1

Introduction to Core Concepts in Hospice Palliative Care

Description:

Core 1 is a 33 hour program that provides a basic introduction to hospice and palliative care for professionals, volunteers and caregivers. Participants will learn about, discuss and participate in modules which include: personal perspectives, communication skills, infection control and delegated acts, spirituality, grief and bereavement, pain and symptom management, family dynamics, culture and ethics, caregiver support and advanced care planning. The course is delivered in eleven 3-hour interactive modules, in a variety of formats. There may be other variations to the module schedule from time to time. The order of sessions may vary from series to series.

Location

This course is being offered by zoom as we continue to follow Covid protocols for 2022

Winter 2023 - Zoom

Thursday, January 12th – March 23rd, 2023 = 33 hours. (6pm – 9pm)

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Spring 2023 - In-Person

Thursday, April 6th – June 15th, 2023 = 33 hours. (6pm – 9pm)

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Summer 2023 - In-Person

Thursday, July 6th – Sept 14th, 2023 = 33 hours. (6pm – 9pm)

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Fall 2023 - In-Person

Thursday, September 28th – December 14th, 2023 = 33 hours. (6pm – 9pm)

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Seneca Collaboration: Introduction to Core Concepts in Hospice Palliative Care

Description:

The Core 1 program will introduce hospice and palliative care for Seneca students on the SSWG course. Participants will learn about, discuss and participate in three modules: infection control / delegated acts, spirituality, and family. The order of sessions may vary from series to series.

 

Objectives of these sessions:

Spirituality

  • To explore your personal concepts and attitudes about spirituality

  • To explore client’s spiritual and psychosocial needs

  • Acquire some practical tools in addressing client’s spiritual needs

  • To appreciate the importance of your role in providing spiritual support

Infection Control and Delegated Acts

  • What is the Regulated Health Professions Acts

  • What are common delegated acts?

  • Safety –self and client?

  • What delegated acts are you expected to perform?

  • If a patient falls?

  • Infection Control

Family

  • To explore the definition of family.

  • To identify the changing roles within the family.

  • To explore the effect of terminal illness on family coping mechanisms.

  • To understand family/caregiver dynamics.

  • To explore ways of providing support to the family experiencing a terminal illness.

 

Location

This course will be offered on Seneca King campus, classrooms to be decided.

Fee:

$50

Date:

Saturday, April 1st 2023, 9am - 4pm - Final registration March 28th, 2023

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