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General information

This course may undergo changes in the calendar, teaching methodology or assessment procedure depending on the course of events and the guidelines of health authorities in relation to the COVID-19 crisis. Notwithstanding, the quality of the training and the achievement of objectives are guaranteed in all cases.
Qualification awarded: Diploma d'Especialització/Diploma de Postgrau (Degree Universitat Barcelona)
  • Guanter Peris, Lourdes
  • Lasmarías Martinez, Cristina
Number of credits: 30,00
Length of course (in academic years): 1
Mode of delivery (face-to-face/ blended/ distance): Blended
Centre responsible : Institute for LifeLong Learning IL3-UB
In-company placement(s): Yes (consult conditions with the course directors)
Enrolment fee:
  • 3.030,00 €
  • An increase of 10% is applied to the price, up to a maximum of € 70, as administration fee
Classes begin: 10/3/2022

Objectives and admission

Learning objectives:
- To acquire the nursing knowledge, the abilities and the attitude required to offer palliative care to patients and their families.
- To learn to involve patients in decision-making at end of life.
- To create personalized care plans adapted to the requirements of patients and their relatives in advanced disease and at end of life.
- To master the various communication tools required to establish therapeutic relationships with people in the final stage of their lives and with their relatives.
- To learn to identify and manage one's own emotions in palliative care settings.
- To identify priority lines of end-of-life nursing research to contribute to improving care.
- To know how to communicate learning outcomes clearly and accurately based on educational models.

Recommended applicant profiles and admission requirements:
Graduates or diploma holders in Nursing.

Date on which pre-enrolment begins: 2/1/2022
Date on which pre-enrolment ends: 9/26/2022

Further information


Name of individual or institution: Institut Català d'Oncologia (ICO).
Address: Av. Gran Vía, 199-203 08908 Hospitalet de Llobregat Espanya
Email address: docencia@iconcologia.net
Webpage: http://ico.gencat.cat/ca/inici/
Telephone: 93 260 77 92

Observations: Face-to-face classes one Monday and Tuesday every three to four weeks of 3.30 pm to 8.00 pm.


Name of individual or institution: Institut de Formació Contínua - UB
Address: C/ Ciutat de Granada, 131 08018 Barcelona Espanya
Email address: info@il3.ub.edu
Webpage: https://www.il3.ub.edu/ca/postgrau-atencio-infermera-cures-paliatives
Telephone: 93 309 36 54
Fax: 93 403 96 97
Observations: Monday to Friday, from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.

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