Category Archives: EDUCATION & TRAINING

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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Free Online Undergraduate Medical Education in Palliative Care – the EDUPALL Experience

FOR THREE DAYS NEXT WEEK, EDUPALL IS OFFERING A SERIES OF FREE WEBINARS WITH LEADING PALLIATIVE CARE CLINICIANS AND TEACHERS Daniela Mosoiu, Associate Professor at Transilvania University, Faculty of Medicine, Brasov, Romania, and EDUPALL Project Director, explains more about the EDUPALL … Continue reading

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We can’t just stand by: Palliative care education and training needs in the Community of Independent States (CIS), and in Georgia, Ukraine and the Baltic Countries

PACED (The Foundation for Palliative Care Education) supports the advancement of education and training in palliative care in countries worldwide where palliative care is undeveloped. It is a non-profit organisation committed to promote educational initiatives that ultimately result in the … Continue reading

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Palliative care in the Palestine-Gaza Strip

Hammoda Abu-Odah is a nurse from Palestine who is currently in Hong Kong where he is a PhD candidate at the School of Nursing, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University. Here, he explains the motivation and basis for his doctoral studies, which will … Continue reading

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Raising awareness of palliative care and the needs of older people in a Colombian gold mining town…

Sandra Patricia Silva Preciado is a physiotherapist in geriatric psychomotricity and palliative care in Bogotá, Colombia. Moved by the plight of older people in a town in Colombia, she volunteered to set up two training workshops, one for caregivers and health professionals … Continue reading

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