Global Directory of Educational Programs in Palliative Care

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Course affiliated with (name of Organization/University) Grupo Hospitalar Conceição
Country Brazil
State Rio Grande do Sul
City Porto Alegre
Address Av. Francisco Trein, 596, Block I, 3rd Floor. Bairro Cristo Redentor, RS - Porto Alegre, 91.350-200
The program leads an official or formal degree? Yes
  • Post MD Specialist
Target audiences
  • Physicians
  • Opioid Availability/Accessibility/Policy
  • Team Work
  • Symptom Management
  • Spirituality
  • Rehabilitation
  • Psychology
  • Pediatric Palliative Care
  • Pain Management
  • Opioid Misuse/Diversion
  • Administrative/Management/Finance
  • Oncology
  • Health Care Policy
  • Grief and Bereavement
  • Geriatric Palliative Care
  • Complementary Therapy
  • Communication
  • Portuguese
Frequency More than once per year
Length 1 years
  • Bedside teaching
  • Classroom
  • Hands-on Training
Cost of full tuition and fees Free for all
Director Dra. Luciana Pinto Saavedra
Contact name Dra. Luciana Pinto Saavedra
Learning objectives 1 Communication of bad news
Learning objectives 2 Control of physical, social, psychological and spiritual symptoms, as well as taking care of the total pain of the patient and his family
Learning objectives 3 Comprehensive care for the patient and family in an interdisciplinary team
Description The service consists of an interdisciplinary team and covers hospital, outpatient and home care for adult and pediatric patients.
The program aims to train and certify doctors, developing knowledge, skills, attitudes and practices in the care of patients and their families who live with pain, seeking a bio-psycho-social approach to the individual.
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Last update: May 29, 2024

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