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.
Topics from this programme will include:
- Pain Management
- Respiratory Symptoms
- Gastrointestinal Symptoms
- Non-Malignant Conditions
- Palliative Care Emergencies
- Ethical Issues
- Palliative Care at End of Life
Various Continuing Professional Development / Accreditation TBC
Students will be required to be present onsite on Tuesday 30 January, Tuesday 27 February and Tuesday 16 April (Assessment day)