Palliative Care | Assiniboine Community College

Palliative Care


Credential: Certificate of Achievement

This program is for those interested in end-of-life care, including nurses, health care aides, social workers, therapists, physicians, pharmacists, and more.

Hospice palliative care is both challenging and rewarding for the care provider, who plays a critically important role in facilitating quality care for those living with a terminal illness, including the patient, their family and loves ones.

Join others with a strong interest in palliative care and connect with others from various backgrounds in an online classroom environment.

What You Need To Succeed

  • High Motivation 
  • Independent 
  • Active learner 
  • Good organizational skills 
  • Discipline to study without external reminders 
  • Adaptable to new learning environments 
  • Personal commitment, serious about learning 
  • Computer literacy 
  • Effective reading and written communication skills 
  • Persistence and resourcefulness in solving problems

Fast Facts

Credential Certificate of Achievement

Credits 18.00

Optional Exit No

Co-op Work Placement No

Distance Delivery Yes

International Students No

Study Options
Continuing Studies
Distance Education

This course would benefit health care professionals that are interested in learning more about, or specializing in palliative care.