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Foundations of Palliative Care

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24 hours (18 hours on Organisation of services + 6 hours of optional clinical sessions) over four days
12 Jul, 2021
Dates TBC: 12, 13 19 and 20 July 2021
US Dollars: $50
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Foundations of Palliative Care is an online introductory course in Palliative Care by the team which has been successfully running the international Fellowship Program in Palliative Care. This is a brief version of the six month Fellowship programme which can be taken either as a stand-alone introductory course or as a primer before the Fellowship.

Important dates:

  • Course starts on: 12 July 2021
  • Last date for receiving applications: 10 June 2020
  • Notification to selected candidates: 20 June 2020
  • Last date for remittance of fees by selected candidates to secure the place: 30 June 2021

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  • What will I learn?

    Aim of the course is to address practical issues in organising palliative care services, particularly in low- and middle-income countries, with a problem-solving approach. The course will cover foundations, concepts, skills in organising and managing palliative care services and application of these in local situations faced by the participant.

  • Who is it for?

    • Health Care professionals
    • Administrators
    • Program Managers interested in setting up or expanding palliative care services.
  • Course tutors

    The course is run jointly by St Christopher’s Hospice (United Kingdom), Institute of Palliative Medicine – WHO Collaborating Centre for Community Participation in Palliative Care and Long Term Care (India), Sanjeevan Palliative Care Program (India) and Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University (Bangladesh).

  • What will the course look like?

    Tentative dates for the course are Monday 12, and Tuesday 13 and Monday 19 and Tuesday 20 July 2021.

    Each of the four days will have six hours of online sessions.

    Sessions on Day one, two and three will be on initiation and expansion of Palliative Care services.

    Day four (Optional) will be on clinical topics

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If you have any questions about this or any of our other courses, please contact the Education team who will be happy to help

020 8768 4656

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Why our education programme?

We have a well-established programme of high quality, cutting-edge, specialist palliative care education, designed for those working in the UK and internationally.
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Why St Christopher's?

Education is at the heart of St Christopher’s mission to promote and provide hospice care of the highest standards.
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Why our way of learning

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St Christopher’s Education Centre and VAT charges

At St Christopher's, a registered charity, it is important for us to maximise any surpluses to reinvest in the objectives of the charity.

Unfortunately, the manner in which we undertake our training currently means we are not able to invest as much of our surplus as possible, therefore from the 1 December 2017, St Christopher’s Education Centre will charge VAT at the standard rate on our training courses, the reason for this change in pricing is twofold:

i) We want to be able to reinvest any surpluses made from training back into all of our charitable objectives rather than only Education

ii) We want to be able to reclaim the VAT on costs relating to developing and running the training courses