Global Directory of Educational Programs in Palliative Care

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Course affiliated with (name of Organization/University) Fundacion Universitaria Ciencias de la Salud- FUCS
Country Colombia
State Bogotá
City Bogotá, D.C.
Address Calle10 #18-75
The program leads an official or formal degree? Yes
  • Post MD Sub-Specialist
Target audiences
  • Physicians
  • Communication
  • Geriatric Palliative Care
  • Oncology
  • Opioid Availability/Accessibility/Policy
  • Opioid Misuse/Diversion
  • Pain Management
  • Palliative Care
  • Pediatric Palliative Care
  • Pharmacy
  • Research
  • Spirituality
  • Symptom Management
  • Team Work
  • Spanish
Frequency More than once per year
Length 18 months
  • Bedside teaching
  • Classroom
  • Hands-on Training
Cost of full tuition and fees Same rate/cost for all
Director Dra Claudia Liliana Buitrago Martin
Contact name Dra. Claudia Buitrago
Phone 57 3006300151
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: May 14, 2024

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