2016; Volume 17, No 1, January


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Free online video training resources for caregivers and healthcare professionals

Throughout the senior care world, there is a constant need for quality and consistent training tools to engage caregivers and ensure that they’re well-equipped to deliver the best care possible. When it comes to palliative care,, a primarily free nonprofit web-based video training resource, provides an opportunity for essential training and continuing education. creates informative videos based on real world experiences to better educate caregivers, and the organization makes them easily available 24 hours a day.

On average, creates three to five new videos in-house weekly, and the public can access 300+ videos at any time online. The organization’s goal is to impact as many lives as possible. They know training can be costly, but this resource is free and extremely beneficial as part of an overall training program.

More information about palliative care resources available from

New additions to International Palliative Care Network Conference 2015 website

Dr. Perez Cruz, Assistant Professor, Department of Internal Medicine, School of Medicine, Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile
Palliative Care in Chile – a huge work done, a huge work to do

Dr. Perez Cruz MD MPH discusses an innovative private program that attempts to bridge some of the gaps that exist in Palliative Care in Chile.

Download the lecture.

Dr. Camilla Zimmermann MD PhD FRCPC
Palliative Care at the Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto, Canada

A lecture by Dr Camilla Zimmermann MD PhD FRCPC, Head, Palliative Care Program and Rose Family Chair in Supportive Care, Princess Margaret Cancer Centre, Toronto, Canada.

Download the lecture.

More about the International Palliative Care Network Conference 2015

The conference is held under the auspices of the European Association for Palliative Care and is supported in part by the International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care. The virtual conference allows free participation and open access to conference materials through complimentary registration on the Palliative Care Network Community site. More than 20 lectures available for immediate download. Register for a free account.

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