The course targets religious leaders, individuals working in departments dealing with life threatening illnesses and those without a medical background, but who play a key role with patients with chronic illness in order to improve their quality of life and their families.

The course covers the following areas.

  1. Principles and management of patients needing Palliative care
  2. Ethical and legal aspects in Palliative care
  3. Management of psychosocial issues in Palliative care

Roles candidates are equipped for.

  1. Advocacy
  2. Teaching
  3. Basic training and patient care