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  • Overview

    Program Description

    The Palliative Care Declaration of Academic Achievement will teach students how to observe hospice palliative care as a patient and family centered approach.  Curriculum has been developed based on several gold standard documents developed by the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association (CHPCA), the CHPCA Nursing Standards Committee, and the Canadian Nurses Association.

    This program will develop students knowledge, skills and attitudes to serve in a helping capacity with the terminally ill and their families.  By understanding compassionate care in which the quality of remaining life, students will investigate symptom control.  Palliative care may also include assisting in the bereavement care for families.