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Education
Workshop on Burnout and Self-care
27 Jun 2024 - 28 Jun 2024

Registration open. Please register by 29 May 2024

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

Introduction to Palliative Care for NAs/ENs
20 Aug, 21 Aug, 27 Aug, 28 Aug, 3 Sep
Registration opens late Jun 2024

This 9 half-days course aims to increase participants’ confidence and competence in caring for patients with life-limiting conditions.

Essentials of Thanatology: Death, Dying and Bereavement

7 and 8 Nov 2024

Registration opens early Sep 2024

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.

Certificate in General Basic Palliative Care

16, 17, 23, and 24 Jul 2024

Registration opens mid May 2024

The four-day course aims to develop participants’ theoretical and practical knowledge in delivering competent, evidence-informed holistic palliative care in any healthcare setting by enhancing their role as part of a multidisciplinary team.

 

Palliative Care in Advanced Non-cancer Conditions

1 and 2 Aug 2024

Registration opens early Jun 2024

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.

Talk on Care at the End of Life

22 Oct 2024

Registration opens late Aug 2024

What do we know about death and dying? Has it been medicalized? This 4-hour workshop will give participants an understanding of the nursing, psychosocial, spiritual needs of patients at the end of life.

Geriatric Palliative Care in Advanced Dementia

19 and 20 Sep 2024

Registration opens mid Jul 2024

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

Basic Qualitative Research in Healthcare

3 Oct 2024

Registration opens early Aug 2024

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.

Certificate in Community Palliative Care: Psychosocial Care

2024 course run completed

Access to supportive care, palliative care and end-of-life care are essential for persons living with an advance illness. In this course, community health and social care professionals will be offered a foundational overview of psychosocial issues faced by their clients living across illness trajectories in the community, and consider their roles in providing holistic support.

 

Talk on Pain Management

2024 course run completed

 

This 4.5-hour workshop is designed to provide participants with a comprehensive understanding of the nursing, psychosocial, and spiritual needs of patients experiencing pain at the end of life. This includes understanding what pain is and identifying different types of pain. Participants will learn how to conduct pain assessment, using pain assessment tools and strategies. Pain management strategies, both pharmacological and non-pharmacological, will also be introduced.

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