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Tentatively 28 and 29 Jul 2022

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Tentatively 29 and 30 Sep 2022

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Tentatively 15 and 16 Feb 2022

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Year 2018
June 2018

Introduction to Palliative Care Course

Tentatively 24 May, 31 May, 7 Jun, 14 Jun, 21 Jun, 28 Jun, 5 Jul, 12 Jul, 19 Jul 2022

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  • Overview
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  • Target Participant(s)
  • Fees & Schedule
  • Registration Details

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

The following topics will be covered:

  • An overview of palliative care perspectives
  • Communication skills for formation of therapeutic relationship with patients and families
  • Basic understanding of the end phase of common cancers and non-cancer conditions
  • Basic understanding of emergencies in palliative care
  • Recognition of final hours and advance care planning
  • Revisiting clinical skills, in the context of palliative care
  • Basic assessment and management of symptoms, signs and psychosocial issues encountered at the end-of-life
  • Recognition of self-care needs
  • Complementary therapies
  • Rehabilitation in palliative care

Enrolled Nurses and Nursing Aides working in nursing homes, hospices or community hospitals who care for patients with life-limiting conditions.

Course fees before subsidy: $802.50 per person (including GST)

*Prevailing course fee subsidy for staff working in eligible Community Care organisations:
90% for Singaporean/PR and 45% for non-Singaporean/PR.
*Organisations will be billed the amount after subsidy.

 


Classroom dates: Tentatively 24 May, 31 May, 7 Jun, 14 Jun, 21 Jun, 28 Jun, 5 Jul, 12 Jul, 19 Jul 2022
Time: 1pm to 5pm​
Venue: Online Zoom platform

Clinical attachment date: TBC
Time: 8am – 4pm​
Venue: TBC

Registration will open approximately 1 to 2 months before the course. Please come back again for updates on registration opening.

Please email to enquiries@palc.org.sg for any enquiries.

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