Category Archives: EDUCATION & TRAINING

European Certificate in Essential Palliative Care: 20 years on and going stronger

Approaching 20,000 clinicians globally have completed a version of the European Certificate in Essential Palliative Care. Professor Max Watson, Director of Project ECHO at Hospice UK, who originated the course and helped develop it with colleagues at the Princess Alice … Continue reading

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We are the EAPC Innovation in Nurse Education Task Force: Come and meet us at the EAPC 17th World Congress!

NEW SERIES: EXPLORING NEW DIMENSIONS AT #EAPC2021 … THERE ARE JUST 15 DAYS TO THE 17TH WORLD CONGRESS ONLINE OF THE EUROPEAN ASSOCIATION FOR PALLIATIVE CARE (#EAPC2021) WITH LIVE SESSIONS ON 6 TO 8 OCTOBER, AND LOTS OF ON-DEMAND CONTENT … Continue reading

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Research for all Palliative Care Clinicians (RESPACC): A new Erasmus+ project

HOSPICE Casa Sperantei is a partner and coordinator of RESPACC – ‘Research for Palliative Care Clinicians’ – a new Erasmus + project (no. 2020-1-RO01-KA202-080128), that aims to introduce basic research competences to the day-to-day practice of palliative care clinicians. Liliana … Continue reading

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How a dinner in Bruges led to NursEduPal@Euro: an Erasmus+ funded KA203 project to improve palliative care education for nurses

Minna Hökkä, Veerle Coupez, Nicoleta Mitrea, Julie Ling, Piret Paal and Danny Vereecke are part of the team behind the new NursEduPal@Euro project. Here, they explain how the introduction of new methodologies, as an alternative to traditional bedside training, aims … Continue reading

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Fellowship programme goes online and unites palliative care pioneers from across the world

The limitations imposed by the Covid-19 pandemic have brought some unexpected gains including a surge in participants for the Palliative Care Fellowship, a unique training programme delivered jointly by educators and practitioners from India, Bangladesh and the United Kingdom. Professor … Continue reading

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