British Columbia Hospice Palliative Care Association (BCHPCA) lists upcoming palliative care conferences and possible learning opportunities.
Canadian Association of Nephrology Social Workers (CANSW).
Conservative treatment: Choosing not to start dialysis.
Canadian Network of Palliative Care for Children.
Canadian Society of Palliative Care Physicians (CSPCP) offers educational opportunities for physicians.
Canadian Virtual Hospice lists both healthcare professional educational opportunities and a variety of useful tools for practice.
Educating Future Physicians in Palliative and End-of-Life Care (EFPPEC) offers a variety of resources in the Palliative Learning Commons. This initiative is in collaboration with the Pallium Project and the CHPCA.
Ian Anderson continuing Education Program in End-of-Life Care University of Toronto. Note: As of May 1, 2007, this program is no longer offered; however, the materials remain accessible on the website below.
Kidney Foundation of Canada
Under Services then Publications you will find two information pamphlets titled: Choosing to stop dialysis: A brochure for patients and families.
TAPE Educational Services (in affiliation with the Continuing Education Division of St Michael's College in the University of Toronto) offers Skills Development Workshops and Online Programs.
The Association of Faculty of Medicine of Canada (AFMC) was funded by Health Canada to put together Curriculum Materials for Facilitating Advance Care Planning: An Interprofessional Education Program.
American Association of Colleges of Nurses offers a program titled End-of-Life Nursing Education Consortium (ELNEC) that focuses on training nurses in EOL and palliative care.
American Nephrology Nurses' Association (ANNA) offers a series of three End-of-Life modules for CNE opportunities.
Education in Palliative and End-of-Life Care (EPEC) Project from Northwestern University.
End-of-life/Palliative Care Education Resource Center offers numerous resources. Be sure to check out the Fast Facts Index as a useful resource.
EndLink: Resources for End-of-Life Care Education
Harvard Medical School Center for Palliative Care
Hospice UK offers the following resource
National Kidney Foundation
Promoting Excellence in End-of-Life Care offers a tremendous list of resources including pediatrics.
Respecting Choices: An Advanced Care Planning program by a department of the Gundersen Lutheran Medical Foundation. This website lists both onsite and online ACP courses.
National Association of Social Workers
'The Social Work End of Life Care Education Project: An assessment of educational needs' article from the National Association of Social Workers
The Social Work in Hospice and Palliative Care Network