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Education
Talk on Pain Management

Tentatively 25 June 2021

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This 4-hour introductory talk aims to help participants to:

  • Understand the principles of pain assessment and management in palliative care
  • Be aware of commonly used opioids and its side effects in cancer pain management
Introduction to Palliative Care Course

Tentatively starting 9 Jul 2021.

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9 half-days course, with 1 day clinical attachment, aimed  to increase participants’ confidence and competence in caring for patients with life-limiting conditions.

Workshop on Burnout and Self-care: Mindful-Compassion Art Therapy for Building Sustained Resilience

Tentatively 26 & 27 Jul 2021.

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The two-day workshop provides participants with a unique opportunity to obtain a holistic understanding of burnout as well as a true appreciation of self-care via an immersive experience with Mindful-Compassion Art Therapy (MCAT).

Certificate in Basic Palliative Care for Registered Nurses

Tentatively 8 Oct to 26 Nov 2021. Please come back for updates on registration opening.

The seven-week part-time course, with clinical attachments, aims to develop participants’ theoretical and practical knowledge in delivering competent, evidence-informed holistic palliative care in any healthcare setting.

Palliative Care in Advanced Non-cancer Conditions

Tentatively 17 and 18 Jun 2021

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As our population ages, more people will be developing chronic medical conditions which will progress and eventually lead to death. The challenges of managing a patient with advanced non-cancer conditions can be fairly different from caring for someone who is suffering from advanced cancer. The 2-day course will highlight these challenges and focus on palliative care approaches to help healthcare professionals manage non-cancer end-of-life care better.

CLEAR (Communication, Law, Ethics And Professional Regulations) Course on End of Life Care

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At the end of the course, participants should be able to:

  • Identify key ethical principles that arise in end-of-life care, focusing on a community setting
  • Describe the common ethical issues that arise in end-of-life care
  • Analyse common ethical issues that arise in end-of-life care using the relevant tools
Geriatric Palliative Care in Advanced Dementia

Tentatively 20 and 21 May 2021 (1st run), 9 and 10 Sep 2021 (2nd run)

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The two-day course aims to develop participants’ theoretical and practical knowledge in delivering competent, evidence-informed palliative care in advanced dementia.

Essentials of Thanatology: Death, Dying and Bereavement

2021 course completed

The two-day course gives an overview and summary of the field of thanatology. It explores the social, cultural, psychological, legal, ethical, and spiritual issues raised by illness, dying, death and bereavement.

Talk on Care at the End of Life

2021 course completed

Talk on Care at the End of Life aims to help participants to:

  • Recognize and manage common symptoms of patients in their last hours
  • Gain a basic understanding of psychosocial and spiritual needs of terminally ill patients
  • Understand the needs and challenges of communication at the end-of-life
Basic Qualitative Research in Healthcare

2021 course completed

The programme involves i) 2-weeks of self-directed online study, where participants will be given access to online materials to study at their own pace, and ii) a 0.5-day virtual classroom session.

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