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Palliative Care (3255)

Part-time Distance Education      Certificate

Program Overview

The program is designed to develop knowledge, skills and attitudes required to be involved with caring for the terminally ill and their families. This program benefits social service workers, RPNs, personal support workers, volunteers and clergy. Students will develop compassionate care skills and knowledge of comfort measures to improve the quality of remaining life for those with terminal illness.

This is a part-time program that is offered online via the internet, while the final course (PCC105) is offered via independent study and can be started at any time. Online courses begin every January, May and September. Some online courses begin each month.

This program is available on a course by course basis. Students may choose to complete one or more courses each semester. Students in this program are not eligible for OSAP funding. Courses within this program must be completed within 7 years, unless otherwise specified.

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