LEAP Lung Palliative Care Education

Tue, January 25, 2022 - Tue, February 01, 2022

Hosted By The Lung Health Foundation

The Lung Health Foundation is partnering with Pallium Canada to offer a free LEAP Lung session at Better Breathing Week. The session provides support for providing better care to patients with advanced lung diseases, and their families.  Pallium Canada 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.

LEAP Lung is an inter-professional course that focuses on the essential competencies to provide a palliative care approach, with case studies and webinars contextualized to the respiriology care setting.  It is specifically for respiriologists and their teams (e.g., nurses, nurse practitioners, respiratory therapists, social workers, pharmacists, etc.) who care for patients with advanced lung diseases (e.g., COPD, interstitial lung disease, idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis, non-small cell lung cancer, cystic fibrosis, etc.).


Webinar Schedule

  • Webinar 1 of 2

Tuesday January 25, 2022
3:00 pm - 6:00 pm ET

  • Webinar 2 of 2

Tuesday February 1, 2022

3:00 - 6:00 pm ET


  • Khadija Bhimji, MD
  • Kate Garant, RN

Course Features

  • 17 interactive, self-learning online modules completed at your own pace (approximately 8 hours of work). 6 hours of online webinars led by LEAP facilitators where learners will work through cases and discuss learnings from online modules.
  • This two-credit-per-hour Group Learning program has been certified by the College of Family Physicians of Canada for up to 28 Mainpro+® credits.
  • 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, and approved by the University of Ottawa’s Office of Continuing Professional Development. You may claim a maximum of 14.0 hours (credits are automatically calculated).


To register please contact galfred@lunghealth.ca registration is a first come first serve basis.