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Introduction to Palliative Care – 40 hour course

Palliative Care has now been introduced into the National Health Care system and we find that more and more people, whether in their workplace or because of personal circumstances, now want to learn the skills around providing palliative care. Stepping Stone Hospice is therefore hosting a 40- hour "Introduction to Palliative Care" course in March and you are more than welcome to register.

The course is 40-hours running over eight days (and on the successful completion of the course a certificate of completion will be issued).

Topics to be covered over the five days include:

  • Principles of Palliative Care and Palliative Care and Ethics and End of Life Decision Making
  • Communication Skills and the Team and Family
  • Pain Assessment and Management and other Symptom Management
  • Culture, Spirituality, Sexuality, Care of the Caregiver
  • Loss, Grief and Bereavement

Cost to attend the course is R4 000 per person

Hosted by: Stepping Stone Hospice & Care Services, 15 Heidelberg Road, cnr Ascot Rd, Newmarket Park. Sessions will be through Online webinar sessions

  • Days: Tuesday & Thursday (online)
  • Dates: 16, 18, 23, 25, 30 March 2021 and 1, 6, 8 April 2021

To register please complete the registration form and email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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