Course image KMU Post-Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care (PG-CPC) Batch-1
Certificate in Palliative Care

Module 1: Introduction to Palliative Care (5 Weeks)

Learning Objectives: At the end of this module, the participants will be able to:

  • Identify the concept of palliative care and its role in management of illness
  • Apply the principles of palliative care to manage pain by pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches
  • Understand the challenges of breaking bad news
  • Recognize factors contributing to the prognosis of various life limiting illnesses, recognize EOL and trajectory events referred to as actively dying or imminent death
  • Define code status and understand principles of DNA CPR
  • Making the decisions about commencing an end of life care plan.