Our palliative care courses support nurses and other providers, caregivers and volunteers with the education, latest knowledge and best practices to give the best care possible at end-of-life.
Fundamentals of Hospice Palliative Care. This six-week course is open to volunteers, caregivers, community members or health-care providers.
Advanced Palliative Practice Skills (APPS) program. This six-week practical course is for health-care aides, personal support workers or hospice volunteers working or volunteering in hospice palliative care.
Enhanced Fundamentals of Hospice Palliative Care (EFHPC). This two-week course is open to registered nurses (RNs), nurse practitioners (NPs) and registered practical nurses (RPNs) who have completed the Fundamentals training.
Comprehensive Advanced Hospice Palliative Care Education Program for Nurses (CAPCE). This 18-week course is designed to develop nurses as leaders and experts in hospice palliative care. It is open to RNs, NPs or RPNs with experience in palliative care who have completed the Fundamentals and Enhanced Fundamentals courses.
Other VON services and programs you may be interested in:
Not all services and programs are offered at all locations.