March 6 - March 7, 2020
8:00am - 5:00pm

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Royal Canadian Military Institute (RCMI)
426 University Ave
Toronto, ON

Ontario College of Family Physicians 

CPD Program Coordinator
4168679646 x 20


Learning Essential Approaches to Palliative and End-of-Life Care (LEAP) Core - Toronto, ON

Workshop Date: Friday, March 6 - Saturday, March 7, 2020

Register now! Space is limited. Deadline to register is Friday, February 21.

LEAP Core is led by Pallium Canada’s Certified Facilitators who are experienced palliative care clinicians and educators.

FACILITATORS:  Dr. Rahim Abdulhussein and Maria Rugg, RN

March 6, 2020
Registration: 7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. 
Workshop: 8:00 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

March 7, 2020
Registration: 8:00am - 8:30am 
Workshop: 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.

Breakfast and lunch will be provided. 

Program Description:

LEAP Core is a two-day course that provides health care professionalswith an in-depth learning experience on essential skills andcompetencies of the palliative care approach.This course takes an inter-professional approach and promotesteamwork and collaboration among different health careprofessionals who work in a variety of settings and organizations.

 Who is it for?

LEAP Core is ideal for any health care professional (e.g. physicians,nurses, pharmacists, social workers, etc.) whose primary focus of work is not palliative care but who provides care for patients withlife-threatening and progressive life-limiting illnesses.

Course Features:

  • Two days, 14 hours in total
  • Face-to-face learning with group discussion and case studies
  • Inter-professional approach
  • Course materials include a downloadable manual and thebest-selling resource, the Pallium Palliative Pocketbook


This Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 28 Mainpro+ credits. For more information about Pallium Canada, please visit www.pallium.ca.

Requirements: The workshop materials are downloadable from the Pallium portal. Following the registration deadline, Pallium will create an account for you on the Pallium Portal. You will receive an email notification once this has been completed. Materials, pre- and post-course activities and workshop evaluations are available through the Pallium Portal. Please ensure that you bring a laptop/tablet or your own copy of the materials for your reference during the workshop. Hard-copies of the materials will not be available on-site. 

FEE: $950.00 + HST

If you are a non-physician registering for this course, please contact Leigh Anne Butler, Program Coordinator at labutler@ocfp.on.ca.

This workshop is being hosted as a collaboration between the OCFP and Pallium Canada. 

The OCFP reserves the right to cancel sessions due to unforeseen circumstances or insufficient advance registration. In the event of a cancellation made by the OCFP, a full refund will be given to the registrants. However, the OCFP cannot accept responsibility for out-of-pocket expenses due to cancellation of a session. Cancellations made more than 15 business days prior to the date of the event will be refunded, less a 25% administration fee. No refunds will be provided after this deadline.