This is a 24 contact hours part-time program to acquaint health professionals about the basics of palliative care. The rationale for such a course is: a) spread the culture of palliative care b) Empower health professionals to do basic communication and symptom management c) help identify more patients in need of palliative care and so increase referral esp. early referral.
This is a mixed method (on-line and face to face) training program aimed for health professionals with basic knowledge in palliative care in order to deepen their knowledge and practice in palliative care.
The program has as a prerequisite the following: good level in English language and computer skills, a B.Sc degree and previous knowledge/experience in the palliative care field.