Category Archives: EDUCATION & TRAINING

New Spanish Framework of Nursing Competencies in Palliative Care!

Ever since Dame Cicely Saunders founded the modern hospice movement, nurses have always been an essential part of palliative care.  The palliative care nurse role is evolving, and part of this evolution has been in regulation, education and in establishing … Continue reading

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‘I’m afraid I have some bad news…’

While not a phrase anyone would want to hear from their healthcare professional, Elise Lang and colleagues suggest there are ‘good ways’ to share such news and to discuss prognosis in a way that is supportive to those affected by … Continue reading

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‘Luck Is What Happens When Preparation Meets Opportunity’: experiences of blended learning workshops from the RESPACC project.

RESPACC – ‘Research for Palliative Care Clinicians’ – is an European Union Erasmus + project that aims to encourage basic research competences in the day-to-day practice of palliative care clinicians. Dimitra Foteinopoulou & Professor Sheila Payne tell us more about … Continue reading

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Comics in Palliative Care: helpful or too confrontational?

We’re delighted to present this month’s ‘Editor’s Choice’ from Palliative Medicine, the official research journal of the EAPC. You can read the longer article in Palliative Medicine which EAPC members can access free from the EAPC website. Maaike Haan is a … Continue reading

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Palliative Care Implementation in Veterans’ Long-Term Care Facilities in Taiwan: Review of an international online seminar

Integrated Hospice Palliative Care Network for Veterans in Taiwan (IHPCNVT) hosted an international online seminar in October 2021 to discuss Palliative Care Implementation in Long-Term Care Facilities. Po-Chin Yang, Shu Kao, Hsiao-Ting Chang and Ming-Hwai Lin from the Taipei Veterans … Continue reading

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