Category Archives: EDUCATION & TRAINING

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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Reaching out to the world: Massive Open Online Course (MOOC) Improving palliative care in care homes

Research only makes an impact to benefit people if it is implemented, warns Professor Sheila Payne, Emeritus Professor, International Observatory on End of Life Care, Lancaster University, UK. Here, she explains how the findings of the European-funded PACE project have … Continue reading

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Together towards better palliative care education for nurses and physicians – the EduPal (Finland) project

Minna Hökkä, Project Manager, and Juho Lehto, Project Coordinator, explain more about the EduPal (Finland) project and how it aims to develop palliative nursing and medical education in Finland through multi-disciplinary cooperation. The need to ensure competence for nurses and … Continue reading

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