Palliative Care Course for Community Nurses (Basic)

OVERVIEW

This is a basic certificate level course, designed for community nurses.

The aim of this course is to build professional competency and confidence of community nurses by equipping them with the necessary knowledge to work with patients and families facing life-threatening illnesses. The trainers consist of experienced doctors and nurses who will share palliative care knowledge and experiences through engaging mini-presentations and case discussions.

It is a blended learning course where participants will be able to access mini-presentations, assessments and video clips via a web-based learning management system. The online self-study will be supplemented with an interactive face-to-face session.

COURSE CONTENT:

Module 1: Introduction to Palliative Care

Module 2: Pain & Symptom Management

Module 3: Caring for the Dying

Module 4: Basic Communication at the End of Life

Details

Certificate of Completion

To obtain the certificate, participants must complete all course work and attend the face-to-face session.

COST : Please enquire at lcpc@duke-nus.edu.sg 

This course is accredited by the National Nursing Board with 1 CPE point for full attendance.

BLENDED LEARNING

TARGET AUDIENCE

Registered Nurses who are interested in learning more about the principles and practices of palliative care.

PREREQUISITES

Community Nurses with 2 years of experience and proficiency in English