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30apr11:00 am1:00 pmCanadian Serious Illness Conversations Training Event Organized By: Pallium Canada

Event Details

Join us for the Canadian Serious Illness Conversations training, a fully funded educational opportunity for healthcare professionals. This initiative is part of Ontario Health West’s strategy to bolster palliative care capabilities throughout the province. The course is aligned with the Model of Care for Adults Receiving Palliative Care in the Community and the Ontario Palliative Care Network’s Competency Framework.

Course Details

  • Date: April 30th, 2024
  • Time: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM ET
  • Format: Online
  • Seats Available: 12

Course Description

The Canadian Serious Illness Conversations course equips healthcare professionals with the essential skills to conduct meaningful and effective conversations with patients facing serious illnesses and their families. The course centers around the Serious Illness Conversation Guide©, developed by Ariadne Labs at Harvard Medical School, ensuring practitioners are well-prepared to address sensitive topics with compassion and empathy.

Learning Objectives

  • Gain proficiency in using the Serious Illness Conversation Guide©.
  • Enhance communication skills to discuss serious health conditions effectively.
  • Build confidence in navigating complex emotional and ethical issues.

Registration Process

Secure your spot in this vital training by following these steps:

  1. Login or create your Pallium Central account.
  2. Enter the enrollment key: OHWT-CSIC-0430
  3. Access course materials: Navigate to ‘My Courses’, then ‘Course Work’.
  4. Complete Pre-Course Work: Finish the required pre-course activities to be fully prepared for the group session.

Pre-Course Activities

  • Attitudes to Palliative and End-of-Life Care Survey
  • Palliative Care Comfort Scale
  • Online self-learning module on Canadian Serious Illness Conversations

Important Notes

Please ensure to complete the pre-course work before April 30th at 11:00 AM to effectively participate in the live session and obtain a certificate. Each seat is precious, and by registering, you commit to completing all course requirements within the required timeframes.


For any inquiries or support during the registration process, please contact the Pallium Canada support team at support@pallium.ca.

Register Now!

This is an exclusive opportunity, fully funded, to advance your professional skills in palliative care. Register today and secure your place in this important course. Make sure to add a calendar reminder for the session upon registration to ensure you do not miss this essential training event.


(Tuesday) 11:00 am - 1:00 pm


Pallium Canada

Pallium is a national, non-profit organization focused on building professional and community capacity to help improve the quality and accessibility of palliative care in Canada. We are a community of clinicians, educators, researchers, carers, administrators, volunteers, Indigenous leaders and citizen advocates working together to accelerate the integration of palliative care in Canadian communities and health care systems. Pallium was founded in Canada, by Canadians and in service to Canadian health care professionals, patients and families and communities.