|Course affiliated with (name of Organization/University)||Instituto Nacional de Câncer Jose Alencar Gomes da Silva (INCA)|
|State||Rio de Janeiro|
|City||Rio de Janeiro|
|Address||Av Visconde de Santa Isabel, 274. Vila Isabel, Rio de Janeiro, RJ, Brasil|
|The program leads an official or formal degree?||Yes|
|Frequency||More than once per year|
|Cost of full tuition and fees||Free for all|
|Director||Dr. Gustavo Francisco de Souza e Mello|
|Contact name||Dra. Simone Garruth Sampaio|
|Learning objectives 1||To train professionals capable of recognizing and treating, appropriately, the symptoms that affect patients with serious illnesses and with no possibility of cure, through prevention and relief from suffering, early identification, impeccable assessment and treatment of pain and other physical, social and psychological symptoms.|
|Learning objectives 2||1) Recognize the importance of palliative care for patients with advanced disease.
2) Recognize and treat the main symptoms that affect the patient in palliative care.
3) Recognize and treat the main pain syndromes that affect patients in palliative care.
4) Identify patients who benefit from relief procedures (obstructive symptoms and / or bleeding control, palliative surgeries, radiotherapy and chemotherapy, endoscopic procedures and invasive interventional radiology for pain relief.
5) Identify patients in palliative care, who benefit from therapies specific for the relief of oncological emergencies, including spinal cord compression syndromes, superior vena cava syndrome and cranial hypertension.
6) Use palliative treatment protocols, aimed at relieving symptoms and improving quality of life.
|Learning objectives 3||7) Work in a multidisciplinary team - identify your role as a member and leader of an interdisciplinary team in the evaluation and treatment of terminal pacient.
8) Recognize psychosocial and spiritual aspects to make pleasant suffering.
9) Train the professional for Home Assistance activities.
10) Train the professional to approach the patient-family unit, in the referral process to the palliative care phase.
11) Develop communication tools for interdisciplinary activity and in the doctor-patient-family relationship.
12) Develop tools that enable decision making in palliative medicine.
13) Develop research activities, for the definition of protocols and routines, focusing on sedimentation and dissemination of knowledge in Palliative Medicine.
|Description||The Residência Médica em Medicina Paliativa program is a post-graduate teaching modality. Prerequisite (s): Medical Residency in Anesthesiology or Head and Neck Surgery or Oncology Surgery or in Clinical Medicine or in Geriatrics or Family and Community Medicine or in Intensive Medicine or in Neurology or in Clinical Oncology or in Pediatrics|
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Last update: November 27, 2023
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