Palliative / End-of-Life Care in Indigenous Communities

This course was developed in collaboration with the Canadian Indigenous Nurses Association (CINA) and SE Health. The objective of this course is to increase confidence and empower nurses working in Indigenous communities to provide palliative and end-of-life care that is culturally safe and based upon best practices. The course is interactive and its eight modules incorporate evidence-based practice approaches in palliative and end-of-life care.


  • Palliative Care and End of Life: An Introduction
  • Module 1: Hospice Palliative Care
  • Module 2: Advance Care Planning
  • Module 3: Pain Management
  • Module 4: Managing Symptoms
  • Module 5: End-of-Life, Terminal Care, Planning a Home Death
  • Module 6: Psychosocial and Spiritual Care
  • Module 7: Loss, Grief and Bereavement