Palliative Care Pharmacy Course
Developed in partnership between Victoria Hospice and Continuing Studies at the University of Victoria, this online course enables pharmacists to acquire the specialized knowledge to support palliative care patients, family, health and community care nurses and general practitioners. Topics covered include: the pharmacist’s role in a palliative care team; principles of pain management; use of opioids and cannabis in palliative care; symptom management; deprescribing; and drug-related adverse effects. Upon successful completion participants earn a Professional Development Certificate.
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- The flexibility of online learning – allows you to learn from anywhere, in a format that supports the opportunity to continue working while pursuing your studies
- Flexible course schedule fits into your lifestyle, learners can expect to spend 3-4 hours per week on the course materials and forum participation
- The opportunity to learn from respected, real-world industry professionals
- Learner support – you will be supported along the way by an administrative and technical support team who will ensure you get the help you need to succeed
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