2018-19 Calendar

Palliative Care Certificate

This 60-hour certificate program follows provincial curriculum which provides participants with enhanced knowledge and skills to care for individuals (and their support persons) who are experiencing dying, death and bereavement, and to function effectively as part of a palliative-care team.

Admission Requirements

  • Participants should have an educational background in a health or human service discipline, and be working as a home support attendant, resident care attendant, or licensed practical nurse providing palliative care for people residing in their own homes or care facilities. The program would be of interest to clergy or hospice society volunteers.

Graduation Requirement

Students must pass each course with a minimum grade of 60% to receive a certificate.


PAL 01 Understanding Palliative Care
PAL 02 Caring for the Terminally Ill

This program is not currently offered

Program Area:

Continuing Studies




  • Part-Time


2017-18: $783.18


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Okanagan College Calendar: Printed 09/26/2018