Learning Essential Approaches to Palliative Care (LEAP) Training

Pallium Canada’s LEAP Core* is a two-day course for health care professionals that offers an in-depth learning experience on essential skills and competencies of the palliative care approach based on Canadian realities and current best evidence. LEAP Core modules include:

·         Being Aware

·         Taking Ownership

·         Decision-Making

·         Pain

·         Gastrointestinal, Nutrition, and Hydration

·         Advance Care Planning

·         Delirium

·         Respiratory Symptoms

·         Psychosocial and Spiritual Care

·         Grief

·         Essential Conversations

·         Last Days and Hours

·         Palliative Sedation

·         Resources and Quality Improvement


  • Maryse Bouvette, inf/RN, BSc. Med, CSIO(C), CSIP(C)
  • Dr. Justine Farley, MD

For more information about LEAP or about Pallium Canada, visit pallium.ca

*Note that the training will take place in English.


Thursday, February 27 and Friday, February 28 2020


8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.


Montreal Institute for Palliative Care

(A branch of the West Island Palliative Care Residence)
265 André-Brunet, Kirkland, QC

Free parking onsite

Continuing Education:

This group learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for 28 Mainpro+ credits.


$350 for non-physicians

$400 for physicians

(*includes copy of the Pallium Palliative Pocketbook 2nd Edition)


Register directly at pallium.ca by January 20, 2020 following these directions.

If you have any questions, please contact support@pallium.ca or use the chat box on Pallium Central.

For general information, please contact Nicole Lapointe: 514-693-1718 or nlapointe@wipcr.ca.