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Certificate in Palliative Care Course Modules

Course Content

All course material will be available on the ICGP Education Platform. Participants will have secure access to a bespoke page on this interactive platform, which will be tailored specifically to the course material and participant's learning needs. Access and instructions relating to the ICGP Education Platform will be provided at the beginning of the course.

Please note, you must have a MYICGP log in to access the ICGP Education Platform. The interactive workshops, course material and the ICGP Education Platform are designed to stimulate and forge debate and interaction through a variety of methods that reflect learning styles

Module 1

Live Virtual Workshop 1: Saturday, 25 November 2023, 9am – 2pm

Topics to include the following:

  • Philosophy and Principles of Palliative Care
  • Assessment and Management of Symptoms in Palliative Care
  • Pain Assessment and Management

Module 2

Live Virtual Workshop 2: Wednesday, 24 January 2024, 7pm – 9pm

Topics to include the following:

  • End of Life Care & Grief and Bereavement
  • Primary Palliative Care
  • Communication in Palliative Care

Module 3

Live Virtual Workshop 3: Saturday, 13 April 2024, 9am -12pm

Topics to include the following:

  • Palliative Care in Nursing Home and Residential Care Centres
  • Palliative Care for Non-Malignant Conditions
  • Syringe Drivers and Pumps

Reflective Portfolio

Submission on course page

  • The portfolio is seeking reflection on how you managed a palliative care case, and subsequent learning from that experience.