Global Directory of Educational Programs in Palliative Care

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Course affiliated with (name of Organization/University) Escola Superior de Ciências da Saúde (ESCS)
Country Brazil
State DF
City Brasilia
Address AEN 03 Setor Noroeste
The program leads an official or formal degree? Yes
  • Post MD Specialist
Target audiences
  • Physicians
  • Pain Management
  • Palliative Care
  • Palliative Medicine
  • Symptom Management
  • Team Work
  • Portuguese
Frequency Once per year
Length 2880 hours
  • Bedside teaching
Cost of full tuition and fees Subsidized for selected applicants/regions
Director Vanessa Guimarães Campos
Contact name Alexandra Mendes Barreto Arantes
Emails [email protected]
[email protected]
Learning objectives 1 Apply the central constituents of palliative care, in the proper and safer environment for patients and their families; Increase physical comfort during patients' illness trajectories; Meet the psychological needs of patients;
Meet the social needs of patients; Meet the spiritual needs of the sick; Respond to the needs of family caregivers in relation to the objectives of care in the short, medium and long term.
Learning objectives 2 Respond to the challenges of clinical and ethical decision making in palliative care.
Implement comprehensive care coordination and interdisciplinary team work in all contexts where palliative care is offered.
Learning objectives 3 Develop interpersonal and communication skills appropriate to palliative care;
Promote self-knowledge and continuous professional development.
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Last update: May 29, 2024

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