COMMUNICATION AT END-OF-LIFE: TRAIN-THE-TRAINER WORKSHOP (MARCH 2018)

Posted Date: February 8, 2018 Posted By: Emily Kuurstra

 

COURSE OVERVIEW:

 

This FREE two-day workshop will provide long-term care (LTC) educators with tools and resources for teaching palliative and end-of-life (EOL) communication skills to personal support workers and other professionals in long-term care. Using the train-the-trainer model, this workshop is intended for long-term care educators who provide training and education in their long-term care homes.

 

THIS WORKSHOP WILL PREPARE LTC EDUCATORS TO PROVIDE TRAINING ON:

 

  • Discussing definitions, myths, and misconceptions related to palliative and end-of-life care
  • How values, beliefs, and experiences can inform your thoughts, attitudes, and care practices
  • Understanding holistic care and the eight domains associated with illness and bereavement
  • Understanding the four capacities required to establish a therapeutic relationship
  • Practicing therapeutic communication skills: listening, paraphrasing, reflecting, summarizing
  • Developing skills in communication with residents, families, and interdisciplinary teams

 

 

COURSE SCHEDULE:

 

LOCATION DATES
North Bay March 1, 2018 (8AM-4PM) & March 2, 2018 (8AM-4PM)
Windsor March 1, 2018 (8AM-4PM) & March 2, 2018 (8AM-4PM)

 

 

COURSE APPLICATION FORM:

 

Please complete the online COURSE APPLICATION FORM to apply for this training opportunity.

 

Application Deadline: February 20, 2018.

 

For more information, please contact Emily Kuurstra at ekuurstra@bruyere.org

 

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