Serious Illness Conversations Workshop


This 1.5-day workshop will equip healthcare professionals with the skills to conduct serious illness conversations with patients and families. The Serious Illness Conversation Program offers healthcare professionals a structure and language to talk with seriously ill patients about their goals, values and priorities as part of shared decision making

Learning Objectives:
  • Appreciate the importance and benefits of serious illness conversations.
  • Discuss the evidence for the Serious Illness Conversation (SIC) Program
  • Identify the key elements of the SIC Guide
  • Practise use of the SIC guide
  • To understand the similarities and differences between SIC and Advance Care Planning
  • Discuss the barriers and enablers to real world implementation of the SIC Program
Registration Details
Registration has started for all workshop runs.
Registration will close approximately 3 weeks before each run or when registration cap has been met, whichever earlier.
Workshop Details
January 2024 Run Workshop Date: 18th & 25th January 2024 (Registration has closed)
National Cancer Centre Singapore
Feb/Mar 2024 Run Workshop Dates: 29th February & 7th March 2024 (Registration has closed)
National Cancer Centre Singapore
April 2024 Run Workshop Dates: 18th & 25th April 2024 (Registration has closed) National Cancer Centre Singapore
May 2024 Run Workshop Dates: 24th & 31st May 2024 (Registration has closed) Assisi Hospice
July 2024 Run Workshop Dates: 12th & 19th July 2024 (Registration has closed) Assisi Hospice
September 2024 Run Workshop Dates: 13th & 20th September 2024 Assisi Hospice
October 2024 Run Workshop Dates: 23rd & 30th October 2024 National Cancer Centre Singapore
November 2024 Run Workshop Dates: 12th & 19th November 2024 Assisi Hospice
Workshop Timing (subjected to changes): Day 1: 9.00am - 3.40pm
Day 2: 8.30am to 12.40pm

  Fees Before GST
Doctors S$350
Nurses, MSWs & Other Healthcare Professionals S$200

To register for the workshop, please fill up the registration form HERE.
For any queries, kindly contact us at

Please be informed withdrawal from course must be made in writing for refund of fees.
Date of withdrawal %
2 weeks or more before course start date: 100%
Less than 2 weeks before course start date: 50%
On or after course start date: 0%



For more information, please contact us at / (+65) 6601 2250 (Lemuel Poh) or visit our course page here



Doctors: SGD$350
Nurses, MSWs and Other Healthcare Professionals: SGD$200
All fees indicated are before GST

This workshop is pending accreditation For CPE points



This program is for doctors, nurses, social workers and other healthcare professionals who care for patients with serious illnesses and have a passion to learn communication skills to conduct serious illness conversations.

Proficiency in English
Ability to commit to entire workshop
(Full 1.5 days at face-to-face workshop)