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Interprofessional Education in Palliative and End-of-Life Care

Become champions of change with the iEPEC-O Course

de Souza Institute is proud to announce the Interprofessional Education in Palliative and End-of-Life Care Oncology (iEPEC-O) course.

“iEPEC-O helps to integrate palliative care into your practice as a health care professional, and will support you in providing high quality and effective care for patients and families dealing with advanced illness.”

Paul Daeninck, MD, MSc, FRCPC, Medical Oncologist and Palliative Medicine Consultant

This iEPEC-O curriculum has been adapted and updated from the EPEC™–O Curriculum, which was developed by the U.S. National Cancer Institute in collaboration with the American Society for Clinical Oncology and the EPEC™ Project team and tailored to the Canadian context by EPEC-O Canada:

  • Emanuel, L.L., Ferris, F.D., von Gunten, C.F. and Von Roenn, J. (2005). Education in Palliative and End of Life Care – Oncology. The EPEC Project, Chicago. ISBN #0971418063.
  • Daeninck, P., Hanvey, L., Hauser, J., Librach, L., Preodor, M., Simpson, J. (2010). Education in Palliative and End of Life Care – Oncology- Canada.

Why take the iEPEC-O course?

  • Online modules accessible anytime
  • Knowledge of leading practices in palliative care
  • Team-based approaches for physical and psychosocial challenges
  • Case studies covering cancer and other advanced illness
  • Focus on person-centred palliative care approach
  • Join over 9,000 health care professionals on the de Souza Institute learning platform

Accreditation:

  • College of Family Physicians of Canada – Mainpro+:
    This Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto for up to 13.0 Mainpro+ credits.
  • Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada – Section 1:
    This event is an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Section 1) as defined by the Maintenance of Certification Program of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, approved by Continuing Professional Development, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto. You may claim a maximum of 13.0 hours (credits are automatically calculated).

Have any questions?

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