Dublin Certificate in Evidence Based Palliative Care Autumn 2024 - Our Lady's Hospice & Care Services

Dublin Certificate in Evidence Based Palliative Care

The aim of the Dublin Certificate in Evidence Based Palliative Care is to provide Doctors, Nurses, Physiotherapists, Dieticians, Social Workers and Occupational therapists with an opportunity to develop their theoretical knowledge in palliative care symptom management. It is an exciting opportunity for healthcare professionals, whether new to specialist palliative care or those working in non-specialist care areas to enhance their confidence. The programme also aims to optimise the quality of life of patients with life-limiting conditions regardless of healthcare setting by improving the skills and knowledge of healthcare professionals in providing a holistic palliative care approach to care.

The course will adopt a blended learning approach over a period of 12 weeks, exploring the principles of palliative care.

Please note that this course is suitable only for registered healthcare professionals providing healthcare in a general or specialised setting.

Topics from this programme will include:

  • Pain Management
  • Respiratory Symptoms
  • Gastrointestinal Symptoms
  • Non-Malignant Conditions
  • Palliative Care Emergencies
  • Communication
  • Ethical Issues
  • Palliative Care at End of Life

Various Continuing Professional Development / Accreditation available

View the course flyer here

View the course timetable here


CEUs from NMBI and CPD Points from RCPI to be confirmed (usually approx. 35 and 25 respectively)
Tuesday 24 September 2024 and every Tuesday thereafter for a total of 12 weeks until Tuesday 10 December 2024
This will be a blended learning course with online and in person classes (Education & Research Centre, Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services, Dublin)
Further Info:

Students will be required to be present onsite on Tuesday 24 September, Tuesday 22 October and Tuesday 10 December (Assessment day)

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