This course aims to provide information on the basic understanding of palliative care and the elements of service program for delivering palliative care. The course contents will also include the considerations in managing signs, symptoms and assessing the patient as well as communicating with the patient, family, and care giver, and the principles and management of respiratory, gastrointestinal, urogenital, nervous systems’ symptoms and conditions in palliative care.
Overview: SEARO NCD PEN-HEARTS is a series of four courses with the other three courses focusing on Hearts of NCD: an integrated approach to management of NCDs in PHC, NCDs interventions and diabetic foot care that will enable the learner to plan and deliver NCD services.
This course is part of a series of four courses. For a better learning experience, we recommend accessing the courses in the order listed below:
Course duration: Approximately 2 hours.
Certificates: A Certificate of Achievement will be available to participants who score at least 80% of the total points available in the final assessment. Participants who receive a Certificate of Achievement can also download an Open Badge for this course. Click here to learn how.