This online program is designed to enhance the knowledge, skills and attitudes of individuals (RPNs, Orderlies, PSWs, Volunteers, Support Workers, Clergy etc.) who deal with the terminally ill and their families. Students will learn to provide compassionate care in which the quality of remaining life is the objective.
You must complete all courses within 5 years of acceptance into the program, however you will have the flexibility to set own schedule and may be able to complete the program sooner. Textbooks may be required for the courses in this program please visit the Textbook/Materials - Online Learning (CE) page for more information and to access the booklist.
The intended audience are students who are either working within the palliative care industry as volunteers and are requiring the credentials in order to continue their work or students who want to get into palliative care.