Centre for Palliative Learning
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We offer palliative care courses intended to equip interdisciplinary teams with the requisite skills, knowledge and competencies in managing patients with life-threatening illnesses and their families, with a view to improving their quality of life.
All courses offered in collaboration with HPCA.
Hospice Basic Course for Volunteers
(Cost: R1 000.00)
For those who wish to volunteer their time to work with patients and families. Also available to lay people who wish to learn more about this field of care.
Bereavement Support Training
(Cost: R5 500.00)
This is a five-day certificate course in Bereavement Supportive Care.
Introduction to Palliative Care Course for Professionals
(Cost: R5 500.00)
A five day Interdisciplinary Teams’ course for Health Care Professionals from all clinical settings (Nurses, doctors, social workers, counsellors, psychologists, physiotherapists, OTs etc.)
Introduction to Palliative Care Course for Community/Home Based Care Givers
(Cost: R1 800.00)
One-year Certificate Course. Day Release – Certificate Course in Palliative Nursing for Professional and Enrolled Nurses.
The CPPN Course is offered on a day release per week, from January through September.
This course equips nurses with a set of competencies required to provide quality palliative care services and education at all levels and settings of care. Patient care is improved through expanded palliative nursing knowledge, skills and performance.
How to register for
People wishing to register for any of our courses:
Inquiries about registering on the courses can be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org
Application forms will be sent out for completion by applicants.
When completed application forms are received and proof of payment for a suitable course is received — final course information is sent to participants
+27 (0)21 797 5335
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