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Year 2018
June 2018

Introduction to Palliative Care

09 Apr 2019 - 11 Jun 2019
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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.

For more information, please refer to the course brochure.

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: $695.50 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: 9 Apr, 16 Apr, 23 Apr, 30 Apr, 7 May, 14 May, 28 May, 11 Jun and 18 Jun 2019
Time: 8am – 12pm​
Venue: Dover Park Hospice, 10 Jalan Tan Tock Seng, Singapore 308436

Clinical attachment date: 30 May 2019
Time: TBA (full day)
Venue: TBA

Please register via AIC ILTC-LMS. Registration closing date is 20 March 2019.

For those without access to AIC LMS, please complete the course registration form and send to enquiries@palc.org.sg.

You may contact us at enquiries@palc.org.sg or 6500 7269 if you have any queries.

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