Online palliative care course for health care professionals.


This course features 16 self-directed and interactive online modules completed at your own pace (approximately 8 hours of work) and 4 one-hour online webinars led by LEAP facilitators, where learners will work through cases and discuss learnings from online modules. A Pallium team member will participate in the webinars to offer coordination and technical support.

Online Modules

  • Taking Ownership
  • Advance Care Planning
  • Goals of Care and Decision-Making
  • Pain Assessment
  • Pain Management
  • Delirium Assessment
  • Delirium Management
  • Depression, Anxiety, and Grief
  • Dyspnea
  • Hydration and Nutrition
  • Gastrointestinal Symptoms
  • Palliative Sedation
  • Request to Hasten Death
  • Suffering, Spiritual Care, and Maintaining Hope
  • Last Days and Hours
  • Essential Conversations

Who is it for?

LEAP Online is ideal for any health care professional (e.g. physician, nurse, pharmacist, social worker, etc.) who would like to complete training in palliative care at their own pace and who provides care for patients with life-threatening and progressive life-limiting illnesses.