Podcast Library

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Welcome to the Podcast Library

Use these podcasts to boost your learning!

Use these podcasts to supplement lecture and reading materials, to help you to quickly and easily acquire the skills, knowledge and attitudes for providing hospice and palliative care.

Listen and learn at school, at home or when traveling – as many times as you want!

Podcasts include:
  • Informal role plays
  • Warm and informative interviews with current leaders in hospice palliative care
  • Teachings from Kath Murray and her collaborative cast of care providers

Podcasts will help you:

  • Develop self-awareness and therapeutic boundaries
  • Understand how personal support workers can use the tools of recording and reporting in hospice palliative care
  • Acquire ways of being supportive through communication with the dying persons and family
  • Develop strategies for enhancing physical comfort for people experiencing common symptoms of life-limiting illnesses
  • Learn essentials skills for taking care of yourself, when working in hospice and palliative care.

Scenarios in Hospice and Palliative Care with Bob

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Understanding the CHPCA Square of Care

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Crossing Onto Someone Else’s Dance Floor

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Good Psychosocial Care: The Fix-It Trap

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Hooked – How Did I Get Here?

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Our Role in Maintaining Therapeutic Boundaries

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Predeath 101-Why Prepare for Dying?

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Roadblocks to Communication – Giving Praise

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Roadblocks to Communication: Giving Advice

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Roadblocks to Communication: Giving Reassurance

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Roadblocks to Communication: Using Empathic Listening Lead-ins in HPC

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Self-Awareness, Baggage and Healthy Boundaries

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Standard Assessment Tools: PAINAD

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Standard Assessment Tools: PPS, ESAS & SBAR

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Standard Assessment Tools: Symptom Assessment Tool

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Anorexia and Cachexia in Hospice and Palliative Care

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Assessing Pain in Hospice Palliative Care

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Basket of Comfort Measures

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Dehydration – A Challenging Symptom

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Dehydration and Decreased Fluid Intake at End of Life

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Introduction to Understanding Pain

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Part 2: Using Medications to Manage Symptoms

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Principles for Managing Symptoms in Hospice Palliative Care

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Using Medications to Manage Symptoms

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Why Do We Do Mouthcare?

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Common Emotions Associated with Loss

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Common Myths About Talking with Children about Dying

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Disenfranchised Grief, Chronic Illness and Dementia Part 1

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Disenfranchised Grief, Chronic Illness and Dementia Part 2

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Good Psychosocial Care: A Wholistic Approach

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Grief and Loss | Death is a Series of Losses

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How Are Loss and Grief with Dementia Different?

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Kids and Grief | Supporting Grieving Children in Schools

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Strategies for Talking with Children About Dying

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Supporting Grieving Children – Four Tasks of Grieving

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Care of the Body Following Death

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Dehydration – A Challenging Symptom

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Dehydration and Decreased Fluid Intake at End of Life

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Introduction to Last Days and Hours, and Drowsiness

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Last Days and Hours: Breathing

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Last Days and Hours: Confusion and Restlessness

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Last Days and Hours: Decreased Intake

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Last Days and Hours: Skin Colour

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Mystery of When Death Occurs

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Predeath 101-Why Prepare for Dying?

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