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Certificate in Palliative Care

Course Information

Course Fees

  • Member - €600
  • Non-Member - €800

Develop the skillset, knowledge, and experience necessary to deliver effective palliative care in a primary care setting

Run jointly by the ICGP, the Irish Hospice Foundation and the HSE, the course supports and encourages GPs to take a holistic and structured approach to caring for patients with life-limiting conditions. This is currently the only such course available in Ireland supporting and enabling GPs to develop their palliative care skills and competencies at Level 2 of the Palliative Care Model of Care.

Upon completion, GP participants will have improved knowledge and competences, along with confidence in responding to patients with palliative care needs.

Who is this course suitable for?

All registered GPs and GP Trainees who wish to increase their learning in Palliative Care.

How do I apply?

GP and GP Trainee registration - Registration closes at 5pm on Monday, 12 December 2022.

Please note, places are limited and available on a first come first served basis.

Course Duration

The course will commence on Friday, 13 January 2023 and run until June 2023

Course Director: Dr Aine Hale
Course Co-ordinator: Education Department, ICGP
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