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Personal Support Worker Community of Practice – Series 2

This community of practice was for those interested in connecting with peers in sessions facilitated by practice coaches. Participants had opportunities to bring knowledge to action in quality palliative care delivery, skill building through case-based discussions, shared experience, practice pearls, gold standard tools, breakout rooms, role play and more.

This series was made up of 14 sessions that took place from November 2021 to June 2022.

Previous Sessions

Find recordings and slides from our past sessions here.

Introductory Session

Essential Communication Skills – Part 1

Essential Communication Skills – Part 2

Tools Practicum  – Part 1

Tools Practicum – Part 2

Pain and Shortness of Breath Management

The Personal Support Worker Role in the Last Days and Hours

End of Life Medications and Side Effects

End of Life Delirium

Post-Mortem Care: Cultural Consideration and What Happens at the Funeral Home

Culturally Relevant Care

Trauma Informed Care and Cultural Safety

End-of-Life Care in Indigenous Contexts: Spotlight on the Six Nations Palliative Program

Understanding Tubes, Pumps, Bags, and Lines

Looking for core fundamental training on the palliative care approach?

The Palliative Care ECHO Project does not replace core fundamental training on the palliative care approach. Pallium Canada offers an online, self-learning course that provides personal support workers and care aides with the essential competencies to provide a palliative care approachLearn more about LEAP Personal Support Worker.