LCPC-SHC Postgraduate Course in Palliative Medicine

LCPC

OVERVIEW

This is a 3-day foundational course, designed especially for doctors across all settings. This course covers the basic principles and practice of palliative medicine. The trainers in this course include experienced doctors, nurses and allied health professionals from the palliative care field. They will cover a comprehensive range of palliative care topics through interactive lectures, case discussions and role play activities. The aim is to build / increase professional confidence and competence in participants by equipping them with the necessary knowledge and skills to work with patients and families facing life-threatening illnesses. Some of the topics covered within this course include an Introduction to Palliative Care, Communication with patients and families, Ethical dilemmas, Dealing with Psychological Problems and Use of Existing Hospice Services in Singapore.

BLENDED LEARNING

This is a blended learning course where participants will be able to access mini-presentations, assessments, video clips and other resources via a web-based learning management system. The self-study done online will be supplemented by interactive face-to-face sessions on all three days. Course participants will also have unique opportunities to visit patients with the homecare team and to discuss the most appropriate case management strategies with paliative care specialists. This enables experiential learning in authentic situations where palliative care is practiced locally.

For more information, please contact us at lcpc@duke-nus.edu.sg or visit our website at https://www.duke-nus.edu.sg/lcpc/.

Details

Registration CLOSED. If you are still interested in the course, please contact us at lcpc@duke-nus.edu.sg

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION

COST :  NA

This course is accredited by the Singapore Medical Council with 12 CME points for full attendance

BLENDED LEARNING

TARGET AUDIENCE

Any medical practitioner* interested in learning about palliative care.

* Priority will be given to local doctors. Overseas applicants are requested to contact us before registration and payment.

PREREQUISITES

Proficiency in English

Ability to commit to the whole course (all 3 days on-site)

 
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