Alberta Palliative Care Competencies & Framework

Information for Health Professionals

These 15 discipline-specific competency frameworks provide a reference and opportunity for front line clinical staff and volunteers to engage in self-assessment of knowledge, skills, behaviors and attitudes toward palliative care and when caring for a person with a life-limiting illness and their family. These documents can furthermore be used to inform and guide academic curricula, professional development, professional regulatory bodies, continuing education programs and employers.