Seminars in Palliative care

Seminars in palliative care: the educational concept consists of seminars, with educational booklet based on research and national documents for palliative care. The seminars offer time for reflection and opportunities to later on initiate work with healthcare improvements. The seminars address the knowledge and skills that should be implemented into routine practice at the workplace. The seminars address five themes: 1) the palliative approach, 2) relatives, 3) existence and dying, 4) symptoms relief, and 5) collaborative and dignified care. Healthcare professionals with different professions meet in groups of 8-12 persons during two hours for five times during half a year. The seminars are led by one or two trained leaders, whose main task is to initiate and deepen participants’ reflections on palliative care and how they engage in palliative care within their workplace.

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The offer

Increasing knowledge-based palliative care and improving skills for healthcare professionals

Main purpose

In all contexts offering palliative care (eg hospitals, nursing homes, and homecare)

Usage areas

Improving skills in palliative care for healthcare professionals.
helathcare, Linné University, Palliative care