Continue your education with a university undergraduate degree-credit certificate

The goal of this Interdisciplinary Certificate in Palliative Care is to promote, through education, the provision of excellent care to persons living with, or at risk of developing, a life-threatening illness due to any diagnosis.  Courses are designed to increase students’ understanding of hospice palliative care’s history, theories, and best practices. Using a biopsychosocial perspective, the certificate includes courses in gerontology, social work and nursing along with complimentary electives chosen from a variety of disciplines.

This program can be taken for continuing professional education, to improve future employment opportunities or for personal reasons.

Program Delivery
This innovative certificate program in Palliative Care is offered entirely online (web-based) on a part-time basis.  The certificate consists of four, university undergraduate degree-level, half-credit courses, and can be completed over three terms: fall, winter & spring.

Courses & Schedule
For information about program requirements and fall course descriptions, visit Lakehead University Course Calendar.  To view the schedule of current/upcoming required & elective courses, visit Online Course Offerings.

Interested in Enroling?
For information about applying to Lakehead, visit Undergraduate Admissions.  For Information about tuition fees, visit Undergraduate Student Academic Fees.

Student Resources & Services
Lakehead offers convenient resources and services to support your academic success including library assistance, academic advising, and student accessibility services.

Please let us know if you have any questions and we will be happy to help!

For further program information, contact:
Dr. Lynn Martin
Chair/Associate Professor
Department of Health Sciences