This program is aimed at physicians, nurses, social workers and other health professionals that do not specialize in palliative care but provide care for patients with life-limiting illnesses. The goal is to obtain knowledge in pain and symptom management and communication and integrate this into your current practice.
After completion of this program, participants will be able to:
- Identify and describe the role of palliative care in a general hospital setting
- List common barriers to effective palliative care
- Manage physical and psychosocial symptoms in advanced illnesses