Community-Based Primary Palliative Care Community of Practice- Series 1

This community of practice (CoP) focuses on supporting primary care clinicians to integrate primary palliative care in their practices. This program is geared towards any primary health care provider (e.g., physician, nurse, allied health professional). Sessions within this CoP cover topics such as: managing complex pain and symptom management, building on essential communication skills, supporting patients being cared for in the home, access resources in the community and providing bereavement care in the context of complex grief. The following topics were covered in series 1: 
  • Symptom Management – PowerPoint
  • Managing Complex Pain – PowerPoint 
  • Managing the Last Hours of Life in the Home – PowerPoint
  • Beyond the Essential Communication Skills Part 1 – PowerPoint
  • Beyond the Essential Communication Skills Part 2 – PowerPoint
  • Beyond the Essential Communication Skills Part 3 – PowerPoint
  • Grief and Bereavement and the Identification and Management of Complex Grief- PowerPoint
  • Teamwork in Primary Palliative Care – PowerPoint
  • Grief in Children – PowerPoint
  • Community Palliative Resources – PowerPoint
  • Organizing Practices to Provide Primary Palliative Care – PowerPoint