Category Archives: EDUCATION & TRAINING

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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QELCA © – Transforming care at end of life globally

Last year on this blog, Dr Heather Richardson, Joint CEO of St Christopher’s Hospice in London, UK, described how St Christopher’s education programme was changing to reflect contemporary opportunities and challenges. Today, Liz Bryan, Education Consultant at St Christopher’s, explains how the … Continue reading

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Nursing competencies across different levels of palliative care provision: Highlighting the need for further research and international collaboration

CONTINUING OUR SERIES TO CELEBRATE THE INTERNATIONAL YEAR OF THE NURSE AND MIDWIFE 2020 AND THE BENEFITS THAT NURSING AND MIDWIFERY BRING TO THE HEALTH OF THE GLOBAL POPULATION.  To mark this world first, the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC) is … Continue reading

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