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Course affiliated with (name of Organization/University) Trinity College Dublin (TCD)
Country Ireland
City Dublin
Address School of Nursing & Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin, 24 D'Olier Street, Dublin 2, Ireland
The program leads an official or formal degree? Yes
  • Master's
Target audiences
  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  • Psychologists
  • Social workers
  • Therapists
  • Palliative Care
  • English
Frequency Once per year
Length 2 years
  • Bedside teaching
  • Classroom
  • Hands-on Training
Cost of full tuition and fees Same rate/cost for all
Director Dr. Kevin Connaire
Contact name Barbara Sweeney, Course Coordinator
Learning objectives 1 The aim of this interdisciplinary course is to facilitate students to develop a comprehensive academic and evidence-based approach to their practice, to critically explore and critique palliative care service provision.
Description This M.Sc. in Palliative Care is open to a wide range of professionals who have experience in delivering a palliative care approach within practice within the last two years. For the duration of the course students need to be employed in an area where the principles of palliative care are operationalized when caring for individuals with life threatening illness and their families. It is run in partnership with St. Francis Hospice, Dublin, with design and delivery input from the TCD School of Nursing and Midwifery; TCD School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and the TCD Discipline of Occupational Therapy. The course is open to a wide range of professionals.
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Last update: February 20, 2024

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