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Communication in Palliative Care  

Communication in Palliative Care is designed to help healthcare professionals and caregivers develop effective communication skills when caring for patients with life-limiting illnesses.
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The online course on Communication in Palliative Care is designed to help healthcare professionals and caregivers develop effective communication skills when caring for patients with life-limiting illnesses. The course provides practical tools and techniques to help healthcare professionals and caregivers  communicate effectively in challenging situations. 

 

What You Will Learn In This Free online course   

In this free online course on Communication in Palliative Care, healthcare professionals will learn a range of skills and strategies to effectively communicate with patients and families facing serious illnesses or end-of-life care. The course covers the following topics:  

  

  • The importance of effective communication in palliative care.  
  • Strategies for active listening and responding to emotional cues.  
  • How to provide empathetic responses to patients and families.  
  • Techniques for delivering difficult news and managing challenging conversations.  
  • How to address common communication barriers.  
  • Strategies for collaborating with patients and families to develop care plans.  
  • How to address the emotional and spiritual needs of patients and families.  

  

Through this course, participants will gain a deeper understanding of how to communicate sensitively and compassionately with patients and families in palliative care settings, and be better equipped to navigate challenging conversations and support patients and families throughout the palliative care journey.