|Course affiliated with (name of Organization/University)||Fundacion Universitaria Ciencias de la Salud- FUCS|
|The program leads an official or formal degree?||Yes|
|Frequency||More than once per year|
|Cost of full tuition and fees||Same rate/cost for all|
|Director||Dra Claudia Liliana Buitrago Martin|
|Contact name||Dra. Claudia Buitrago|
|Learning objectives 1||To recognize, evaluate and carry out comprehensive Palliative Care treatment of patients and their families|
|Learning objectives 2||To achieve an adequate clinical management of symptoms associated with chronic, progressive and deteriorating oncological and non-oncological diseases|
|Learning objectives 3||To achieve management of pharmacological and Interventions treatments of chronic non-oncological pain|
|Description||Our specialization program seeks the training of specialists in the advanced treatment of acute and chronic pain, the diagnosis and management of palliative care, with the recognition and management of physical and psychological suffering in patients with non-curative diseases, both oncological and non-oncological. It recognizes the right of the terminal patient to die well and to the self-decision of not therapeutic cruelty, if so desired by the patient and his family, in order to improve the quality of life of the patient.
Directed to: Specialist Physician in any of the following specialties: Anesthesiology, Physiatry, Oncology, Hematology, Internal Medicine, Family Medicine, Pediatrics
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Last update: November 27, 2023
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