Communication at End-of-Life: Train-the Trainer Workshop (Toronto, Dec. 6-7, 2017)

Event Date: 12/06/2017 08:00
Location: Baycrest Health Sciences, 3560 Bathurst Street, Toronto ON

 

            

 

Workshop Overview: 

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

 

 

Key Takeaways:

  • Discussing definitions, myths, and misconceptions related to palliative and EOL care
  • Exploring how personal 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

 

If you have any further questions, please contact Emily Kuurstra at ekuurstra@bruyere.org

 

To register, please click here.

*REGISTRATION DEADLINE IS NOV. 26, 2017*