Education and Research

Sharing what we know

Your partners in education and research

As leaders in the provision of expert palliative care, we have emerged as international experts in pain and symptom management for patients facing end-of-life.

We conduct ongoing research in the field of palliative care, and use the information we gather to develop tools to improve the quality of care provided to patients.

Through our courses, publications and clinical tools, we provide many training opportunities for medical professionals, volunteers, caregivers and other health care providers who wish to provide the highest quality palliative care.

Education & Research

Victoria Hospice is considered a leader in the development of information, tools and resources to assist in the provision of expert palliative care and has emerged as an international expert in palliative pain and symptom management.

We conduct ongoing research in the field of palliative care, and use the information we gather to develop tools to improve the quality of care provided to patients.

We provide resources and training to hundreds of staff and volunteers, both clinical and non-clinical, working at Victoria Hospice.

We provide many education opportunities for medical professionals, volunteers, caregivers, and other health care providers.

Education Opportunities

The Education and Research department delivers workshops for educational institutions, government and community agencies; providing instruction on a fee for service basis. Since 2005, we have also worked with Island Health to deliver the End of Life Care workshop series, which consists of five, half-day education sessions video-linked to hospices and hospitals across Vancouver Island.

The Education and Research Department manages all copyright approval requests from individuals and organizations asking to use our material from our publications and clinical tools.

Courses we offer

Clinical tools

Online learning

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We also offer a variety of textbooks for sale through our department, as well as clinical tools such as the Palliative Performance Scale developed by our research team.

Student practicum training

Victoria Hospice provides ongoing opportunities for medical, nursing, counselling and other academic students from around the world to pursue palliative care practicum training with us.

Questions?

Courses/Events

Brittany Clark, Education and Research Event Facilitator

Textbooks/Copyright

Emily Spargo
Co-Op Student

Practicums/Education

Anke Krey, Education and Research Project Facilitator