Learning Initiatives

Interprofessional Education

Interprofessional Education Programs

LEAP: Learning Essential Approaches to Palliative and End-of-Life Care

LEAP education programs will be offered throughout the year in each area. Watch this and the Pallium Canada websites for further information.


LEAP Mini is a one-day course that offers a broad introduction to the basic concepts of palliative care in a Top Ten Tips Format. LEAP Mini is led by Pallium Canada´s Certified LEAP Facilitators who are experienced palliative care clinicians and educators.



LEAP Core is an interactive two-day course that offers interprofessional clinicians competency-based palliative care education based on Canadian realities and current best evidence. LEAP Core is led by Pallium Canada´s Certified LEAP Facilitators who are experienced educators and champions in palliative care.

LEAP Schedule

Location City Course Dates
Erie St. Clair (LHIN 1)
Lambton & Kent Counties      
Windsor & Essex County      
South West (LHIN 2)
Grey & Bruce Counties      
Huron & Perth Counties      
London & Middlesex County Western Centre for Public Health, London Mini April 27, 2016
  Western Centre for Public Health, London Mini May 11, 2016
Oxford & Elgin Counties Sakura House, Woodstock Core April 28-29, 2016

“Taking Ownership” Online Learning Module

Pallium Canada is proud to launch an online version of the LEAP 'Taking Ownership' module. It is available FREE OF CHARGE to all healthcare professionals, residents and students. The goal of this interactive module is to encourage healthcare professionals from different disciplines to make primary-level palliative care a part of their daily work.

This interactive module includes cases, true or false questions, a quiz by the end of the module, and takes about 40 minutes to complete. Share the module to your colleagues or complete it now!

taking ownership


Betty Tucker, Program Assistant

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