Palliative care courses now open!

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Palliative care is an integral part of every nurse’s role. 

These courses equip the nurse with a set of competencies required to provide quality palliative care services and education at all levels and settings of care.

HPCA has three courses available namely: BLOCK RELEASE – CERTIFICATE COURSE IN PALLIATIVE NURSING for Professional and Enrolled Nurses. This course is open to all professional and enrolled nurses currently registered with the South African Nursing Council. What does the course entail?

Course work is divided into 4 modules.

Module 1: Principles and practice of palliative care.

Module 2: Theory and practice of symptom control.

Module 3: Communication skills in palliative care.

Module 4: Theory and practice of psychosocial, spiritual and supportive care.

The second course is called: E-LEARNING – CERTIFICATE COURSE IN PALLIATIVE NURSING for Professional and Enrolled Nurses. This course is open to all professional and enrolled nurses currently registered with the South African Nursing Council.

It is recommended that the blended e-learning student have access to computers and is computer literate. What does the course entail?

Course work is divided into 4 modules.

Module 1: Principles and practice of palliative care.

Module 2: Theory and practice of symptom control.

Module 3: Communication skills in palliative care.

Module 4: Theory and practice of psychosocial, spiritual and supportive care.

The third course is called: DAY RELEASE – CERTIFICATE COURSE IN PALLIATIVE NURSING for Professional and Enrolled Nurses. This course is open to all professional and enrolled nurses currently registered with the South African Nursing Council. This short course aims to improve patient care through improved palliative care nursing knowledge, skills and performance.

What does the course entail?

Course work is divided into 4 modules.

Module 1: Principles and practice of palliative care.

Module 2: Theory and practice of symptom control.

Module 3: Communication skills in palliative care.

Module 4: Theory and practice of psychosocial, spiritual and supportive care

To find out more about these amazing courses click here!