Palliative Care

 Credential: Certificate of Completion  Ι  Offered: July 13, 2020 - July 17, 2020

Program Description

Building on the foundational skills and knowledge gained from completing a Health Care Assistant Program, students can take this advanced training in Palliative Health Care to provide hospice care for clients with serious illnesses. This training includes a cultural component by using medicine wheel teachings covering the four areas of the physical, emotional, spiritual and mental well-being of a person.

This program also identifies and examines traditional and non-traditional approaches to providing care for palliative care clients in rural and urban communities.

Career Path

Health Care Assistants who complete the advanced training in Palliative Care increase their ability to work in various settings including:

  • Palliative Care units
  • Hospice Care


Program Summary


1 week


July 13, 2020 - July 17, 2020


Certificate of Completion






Admission Requirements


How to Apply

  • HCA certification from a recognized training program or other frontline health care workers requiring interview with program coordinator
  • Interview with Program Coordinator


In-Person: 235 East 5th Avenue, Vancouver BC. (We are located just off Main Street)

By Fax: Fax your application to our admissions office at (604) 873-1440

Online: Complete and submit your Online Application

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Workshop Outline

Day 1

Nursing Perspective in Palliative Care

Day 2

Nursing Perspective in Palliative Care

Day 3

Nursing Perspective in Palliative Care

Day 4

Cultural Workshops

Day 5

Cultural Workshops

Tuition & Fees




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Total Cost:


*Please note: all costs for fees, books, and supplies are included in the tuition.

This program does not require approval by the registrar of the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.

For more information, please contact:

Admissions Department
(604) 873-3772 Ext. 328
[email protected]