Diploma in Higher Education in Palliative Care DipHE a franchise with Nairobi Hospice
Aims of the course
This multidisciplinary course is designed to enable practitioners to develop skills and knowledge related to the care of individuals and families coping with a life-threatening illness and bereavement. Such care is internationally recognised as palliative care.
The DipHE in Palliative Care encourages you to develop a critical understanding of the philosophical basis of palliative care and the socio-political factors that influence it. This course is a franchise agreement between Nairobi Hospice, Kenya and the Faculty of Health and Life Sciences, Oxford Brookes University and offers practitioners from Africa and neighbouring regions the opportunity to achieve an internationally respected qualification with minimum absence from their own practice and workplace setting.
Delivery of the Course
Venue: Nairobi Hospice, PO Box 74818, Nairobi 00200, Kenya
Facilitators: Nairobi Hospice teaching team.
Study Blocks: The following subjects are covered during three blocks of study
Death and Dying
Impact of disease and the management of distressing symptoms
Relationships and the Dying
Professional Issues in Palliative Care
For Further Information
If you would like to discuss the course or have any questions please contact Dr. Brigid Sirengo at the addresses or contact numbers below:
To apply please return the application form included with this information, together with your written work to:
Dr. Brigid Sirengo OGW, HonDUniv
Training and Education
Elgeyo Marakwet Road
P.O. Box 74818 – 00200
Tel: + 2542 (02) 712361/ 2719383/2726502
Mobile : 0732690077
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