Community-Based Primary Palliative Care Community of Practice

This community of practice (COP) focuses on supporting primary care clinicians to integrate primary palliative care in their practices. It is geared towards inter-professional primary health care providers across Canada.

Our first series wrapped up in July 2022. To view topics that were covered and accompanying slides, click here.

Our second series will include 11 sessions taking place on a bi-weekly basis from November 2022 to April 2023. Sessions dates and times are listed below:

  • Pain: Beyond the Basics: November 9, 2022 from 1–2:00 p.m. ET
  • Communication: Part 1: November 23, 2022 from 1–2:00 p.m. ET
  • Communication: Part 2: December 7, 2022 from 1–2:00 p.m. ET
  • Palliative Care and Substance Use Disorders: January 18, 2023 from 1–2:00 p.m. ET
  • GI Symptoms in Palliative Care: February 1, 2023 from 1–2:00 p.m. ET
  • Delirium: February 15, 2023 from 1–2:00 p.m. ET
  • Spiritual Care and Rituals Around Death and Dying: March 1, 2023 from 1–2:00 p.m. ET
  • Palliative Sedation: March 15, 2023 from 1–2:00 p.m. ET
  • What’s in Store for Palliative Care in Canada: Policy, Advocacy and Implementation: March 29, 2023 from 1–2:00 p.m. ET
  • Grief and Bereavement: Beyond the Basics: April 12, 2023 from 1–2:00 p.m. ET
  • Practical Tips: Lessons from the Front Line: April 26, 2023 from 1–2:00 p.m. ET


Interested in becoming a part of this COP? Follow the instructions below:

  1. Click here to visit Pallium Central and login or create an account
  2. Select Community-Based Primary Palliative Care Community of Practice
  3. Type in the enrollment key: CBPP2122