• Français

Pediatric palliative care: Teaching and research

Teaching

Another major role undertaken by CHU Sainte-Justine’s palliative care consultation unit and in keeping with its philosophy of supporting the attending teams, is the dissemination of knowledge and expertise.  Of the many means of disseminating information, courses and workshops are conducted by members of the consultation unit and are intended for the various CHU teams.  

The pediatric palliative care consultation unit also offers training sessions to pediatric, family medicine and physical medicine residents, as well as to externs in medicine and nursing students from Université de Montréal and foreign physicians in palliative care training.  One of the major activities carried on by the unit is the provision of support to CSSS and local hospitals who assume the management of children in palliative care (via the phone and joint home visits, where needed). 

Lastly, Mr Humbert is jointly responsible for the education sector in palliative care at the faculty of medicine. 

Research

Moreover, CHU Sainte-Justine has done groundbreaking research work in pediatric palliative care.  Several research strategies have been implemented over the last few years including asthenia, grandparent bereavement, etc. 

About this page
Updated on 2/24/2016
Created on 3/6/2015
Alert or send a suggestion
 

Every dollar counts!

Thank you for your generosity.

It is thanks to donors such as you that we are able to accelerate research discoveries, to heal more children every year and to continue to offer world-class care.

It is also possible to give by mail or by calling toll-free

1-888-235-DONS (3667)

Contact Us

514 345-4931

Legal

© 2006-2014 CHU Sainte-Justine.
All rights reserved. 
Terms of Use,  Confidentiality,  Security

Warning

All information contained within the CHU Sainte-Justine site should not be used as a substitute for the advice of a duly qualified and authorized medical practitioner or any other health professional. The information provided on this site is intended for educational and informational purposes only.

Consult your physician if you feel ill or call 911 for any medical emergency.

CHU Sainte-Justine