Resources for Health Care Providers

Resources for Health Care Providers

Gain Palliative Skills (GPS) Learning Pathway

Gain Palliative Skills (GPS) Learning Pathway

If you identify as NEW to palliative care – this is for you. The GPS Learning Pathway contains learning resources curated by experts for the12 domains of Canadian Interdisciplinary Palliative Care Competency Framework.

PreDrawn Syringes Consensus Statement

PreDrawn Syringes Consensus Statement

A consensus statement to guide nursing decision-making for people receiving palliative care who need subcutaneous medications for symptom management at home. The document includes the evidence base and a list of nursing decision-making factors in the preparation of subcutaneous medication for people receiving palliative care at home based on a consensus of experts.

Symptom Management Guidelines

Symptom Management Guidelines

Best practice guidelines in managing symptoms related to life-limiting illnesses, as endorsed by all health authorities in BC. For use by clinicians in the absence of a referral to a palliative specialist

Symptom Management Guide for Health Care Assistants

Symptom Management Guide for Health Care Assistants

This guide can be used by Health Care Assistants in all care settings, working within the scope of their role to support people living with advanced life limiting illness experiencing symptoms.

Echo Project

Palliative Care ECHO

Develop Palliative Care knowledge and best practices together with fellow care providers and subject matter experts through this novel mutual learning model.

Palliative Competency Framework

Palliative Competency Framework

Navigate competency standards in Palliative Care in BC through a selection of role-specified framework to guide you along your Palliative Education journey.

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Strengthen Your Core. Palliative Care Core Competencies Training Modules

Work out your Core Competencies and develop a strong foundation of Palliative Care knowledge using this online, beginner-friendly, and self-paced curriculum. Pun 100% intended

Culturally Safe Advance Care Planning

Culturally Safe Advance Care Planning

Advance Care Planning done right is one that respects and incorporates the patient’s cultural values. Learn to conduct it safely from this online and self-paced curriculum.

Competency Framework Review of Educational Resources

Educational Resources Review

Discover reviewed resources for Palliative Education available in BC, specified into roles and specialization categories. Current review covers published materials up to 2019.

Serious Illness Conversations Resources

Serious Illness Conversations Resources

Professional conversations about life-limiting serious illnesses can be challenging to navigate. Thankfully there’s a guide for that, as well as trainings to use said guide. Learn more here.

Gain Palliative Skills (GPS) Learning Pathway

A new source for free, self-directed and efficient learning! If you identify as NEW to palliative care – this is for you. The GPS Learning Pathway contains learning resources curated by experts for the12 domains of Canadian Interdisciplinary Palliative Care Competency Framework.

Just like the GPS in your car, this pathway allows you to plot your own course, explore short, free, self-paced online palliative education. You can choose as much or as little as you want.

Best of all, the GPS Learning Pathway is designed to build on skills you already have to deepen your practice and increase your confidence when working with patients who have a life-limiting illness – and the skills you gain can transfer to any clinical environment.

Get started! 

Register for Upcoming Events

The education events posted on this calendar are specifically tailored to include formal Health Care Providers who are responsible for the care of people affected by life-limiting illness.

The selection of organizations and events for posting on this calendar has been conducted based on established criteria set by BCCPC. Unless stated otherwise in the event description, the events listed here are neither created nor endorsed by BCCPC.

Any opinions or views expressed during the events do not necessarily reflect of the views of BCCPC. If you would like to propose the inclusion of an upcoming educational event, please contact us at PalliativeEducationNetwork@bc-cpc.ca

All BCCPC ECHO sessions are provided in partnership with Pallium Canada. Please note that Pallium Canada and its ECHO Hub partners across Canada offer numerous sessions and communities of practice that are accessible to health care providers in B.C. at no cost. To learn more about these opportunities, please visit http://www.echopalliative.com/about-the-palliative-care-echo-project/

Pall Ed BC Network

Pall Ed BC Network

A collaborative space aimed to enhance educational efforts around BC and improve patient and population-level care.

Membership includes those from care settings not traditionally recognized as “palliative” such as acute medicine and surgery, to increase the spread of a palliative approach to care in all relevant care settings.

The network is intended for palliative care educators, clinicians with an educational role, faculty members of academic institutions, researchers, direct care providers supporting people with serious illness, health care students, and members of community organizations or private practice who provide education for health care providers on palliative care/approach.

Members of the Pall Ed BC Network have the opportunity to provide input to palliative education initiatives in BC, seek and provide feedback on other members’ projects, collaborate to decrease duplication and support mutual goals across organizations, as well as receive Pall Ed information and educational offerings.

Click here to join.

Once joined, click here to access the Network

Network members can contact us at PalliativeEducationNetwork@bc-cpc.ca.

Pall Ed BC Repository

Pall Ed BC Repository

A space for developers of palliative care education from BC regional and provincial health authorities, as well as our partner organizations, to collaborate and share working and completed documents in a secure, curated environment.

Contact us for more information.

If you have been granted access, click here to go to the Repository.

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