Category Archives: EAPC COLLABORATIVE PROJECTS

Palliative care: Making it work – New MOOC launches

Dr Nancy Preston and Dr Sean Hughes, International Observatory on End of Life Care, Lancaster University, UK, explain how a Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) has provided free online training for health and social care workers, patients, carers and academics … Continue reading

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Death and dying training for Fire Services in Spain

Dr Juan Pablo Leiva, a palliative care consultant at the Hospital of Manacor in Mallorca-Balearic Islands, Spain, explains what inspired him to develop a training course for local firefighters as part of his coursework with the European Palliative Care Academy … Continue reading

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Mapping palliative care systems in long-term care facilities in Europe: Update on the EAPC Taskforce

Katherine Froggatt, Professor of Ageing and Palliative Care, International Observatory on End of Life Care, Faculty of Health and Medicine, Lancaster Univiversity, UK, and Lieve Van den Block, Professor of Ageing and Palliative Care, VUB-UGent End-of-Life Care Research Group, Vrije Universiteit … Continue reading

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Preconditions for successful advance care planning

Continuing a series of posts from members of the ACTION Consortium about their European study that aims to investigate how to support people with advanced cancer to have a conversation about preferences and wishes. Joni Gilissen, MSc, PhD student at … Continue reading

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Advance Care Planning conversation: An open or a scripted conversation?

Continuing a series of posts from members of the ACTION Consortium about their European study that aims to investigate how to support people with advanced cancer to have a conversation about preferences and wishes. Marieke Zwakman, Marijke Kars and Hans … Continue reading

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EUPCA – Teamwork in Palliative Care

The European Palliative Care Academy (EUPCA) has just completed its third course week in Gdansk, Poland. Course leaders, Rev Dr Piotr Krakowiak, UMK University of Toruń, and Anna Janowicz, Hospice Foundation, Gdansk, describe some of the high points of the … Continue reading

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InSup-C launches new book on integrated palliative care – InSup-C publica un nuevo libro sobre cuidados paliativos integrados  

Haga clic aquí para obtener la versión en español  The InSup-C project has been investigating the best way to deliver integrated palliative care to people who have advanced cancer, heart failure or lung disease as they come towards the end … Continue reading

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