Health, Wellness and Social Services

Palliative Care – Working with the Terminally Ill

Overview

This program has been designed to enhance the knowledge and skills of people involved in a helping capacity with the terminally ill and their families. It enables students to develop the provision of compassionate care where the quality of remaining life is the primary objective and symptom control is the basis for care. Participants will also be able to participate in a multidisciplinary approach that involves both client and family.

Note: Students have up to 7 years to complete all requirements.

Proof of successful completion of an approved certificate program in health or social services or equivalent.

Most college level courses require textbooks; textbooks are not included in the course fees. It is the student’s responsibility to purchase any required textbooks.

Textbooks are available at the Campus Shop for in class, Contact North, and iLearn/D2L courses. The Campus Shop does not carry most OntarioLearn textbooks. OntarioLearn textbooks can be purchased at www.textnet.ca.

Students may also purchase textbooks from a source of their choice, but the ISBN must match.

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Please note that the learning outcomes for courses and programs in the Continuing Education department vary based on the course provider. Please contact the Continuing Education department with any questions: ce@canadorecollege.ca