APPS Brown Bag Series CAPCE Fundamentals of HPC LEAP

The North Simcoe Muskoka Hospice Palliative Care Network is committed to the development of quality hospice palliative care wherever the client chooses to live and die. To support health care providers, we offer a variety of conferences, courses, workshops and presentations in communities across North Simcoe Muskoka.

We also want to meet the needs of individuals and family caregivers for information and education about services available and what they might need to know to make living with a life-threatening illness easier. We are happy to respond to individual inquiries and requests for information sessions.

In addition to the formal programs offered in our drop down menu above, we encourage you to continue your education through a series of monthly webinars.

Coming Soon:

  • Assessing Pain in LTC
  • Bereavement 101
  • Delirium
  • Difficult Conversations
  • Final Days and Hours
  • Food and Fluids at End of Life
  • MAID
  • Palliative Sedation

Education Series – At Your Own Pace

We are excited to introduce the new NSMHPCN Education Series. Throughout the year we will be offering education sessions which will be prerecorded presentations that participants will be able to register for and view on their own time. The list of sessions available will be updated as new recordings are added.  The cost per session is $25 which provides you with access to the session for 30 days. Current session(s) available:

Session 1:

  • Advance Care Planning During COVID-19: During the COVID-19 Pandemic the importance of Advance Care Planning and Goals of Care discussions have become in the forefront for patients, their families, substitute decision makers, and healthcare providers. Engaging these conversations can be challenging. Join our webinar to learn more.
    • Discuss and Differentiate the  concepts of Advance Care Planning and Goals of Care
    • Discuss Substitute Decision Making  as it relates to Advance Care Planning
    • Suggest a Process for Integrating Goals of Care conversations into practice
  • A Palliative Approach to Care: Learn What is Palliative Care and what are the principals in the palliative approach. Learn about the common misconceptions about palliative care is only end of life care and not longer receiving treatment.
    • Improved understanding of what a palliative approach to care means
    • The difference between palliative care and end of life care
    • Palliative care tool box
    • Benefits of early identification and integration
    • Advance Care Planning in Palliative Care
    • Community resources

Session 1 – Register

NSMHPCN Brown Bag  Series

NSMHPCN is proud to be able to provide free educational opportunities that are available for healthcare workers to view on their own time.  This series of video’s will be within the 8-15 minute length which will allow for you to watch while on your lunch.  To view the complete list of video’s currently available in the Brown Bag series please click the button below:

Brown Bag Series


Interested in Palliative Education? Click here for a comprehensive list of our Educational Inventory.

For additional information regarding any education, please contact our Education Coordinator.

If you would like to request a speaker to deliver a presentation to your organization or service group, please visit the Request A Speaker page.