Education in Palliative Care

/Education in Palliative Care
Education in Palliative Care 2018-08-22T17:34:31+00:00
Education in Palliative Care/ Palliative Medicine
LCPC-SHC Postgraduate Course in Palliative Medicine

Course Description & Objectives:
This course is a foundational course in the principles and practice of palliative medicine which is applicable to all fields of medicine. The objective is to increase professional confidence and competence in the management of patients with terminal illness. Course participants would also have opportunities to personally assess patients and to discuss the most appropriate management strategies with palliative care physicians and other specialists in the field.

Who Should Attend?
Any doctor (medical officer/resident, family physician or specialist) who is interested to learn about palliative care is welcome to attend this course. Priority will be given to local physicians working in the related fields.

Lien Centre for Palliative Care – Palliative Care Course for Community Nurses (Basic Curriculum)

Course Description & Objectives:
This is a basic certificate level course, designed for community nurses. This training course
for community nurses aims to equip the community nurses with foundational nursing and
other practical aspects of palliative care, with an emphasis on end-of-life care.

Who Should Attend?
Community Nurses

Lien Centre for Palliative Care – Palliative Care Course for Pharmacists (Basic Curriculum)

Course Description & Objectives:
This is a basic certificate course, designed especially for pre-registration level pharmacists. It covers the foundation principles and practice of palliative care. The aim is to build professional competency and confidence in pre-registration pharmacists, by equipping them with the necessary knowledge to work with patients and families facing life-threatening illnesses.

Who Should Attend?
Pre-registration level pharmacists who are interested in learning more about the foundation principles and practice of palliative care.

Lien Centre for Palliative Care – Palliative Care Course for Pharmacists (Advanced Curriculum)

Course Description & Objectives:
This is a comprehensive certificate course, designed especially for in-service pharmacists. It comprises two parts; Part 1 covers the foundational principles and practice of palliative care while Part 2 moves on to advanced-level topics.

Who Should Attend?
In-service level pharmacists who are interested in learning more about the principles and practice of palliative care. Priority will be given to pharmacists who are working in settings with predominantly life-limiting illnesses.

Lien Centre for Palliative Care – Palliative Care Course for Social Workers (Basic Curriculum)

Course Description & Objectives:
This is a basic certificate course, designed especially for social workers across all settings. The aim is to build professional competency and confidence in participants by equipping them with the necessary knowledge and basic skills to work with clients and families facing life-threatening illnesses.

Who Should Attend?
Social Workers who are interested in learning more about working with patients and families facing life threatening illnesses. Priority will be given to social workers who are working in the palliative care setting.