Clinic-in-a-Box Palliative Care Nursing Course – Basic Class

Palliative care ensures that patients and their families enjoy a good quality of life. It also provides nurses with the skills necessary to provide quality care and holistically reduce patients’ suffering, regardless of their diagnosis or prognosis. Clinic-in-a-Box Palliative Care Nursing Course is designed for nurses who wish to develop an expertise in palliative care. The Course is divided into 3 modules (Basic, Intermediate, Advanced) that need to be completed for nurses to gain a deep understanding of palliative care. The Course starts off with a 3-day Basic Class that will equip nurses with fundamental palliative care skills, such as impeccable assessment and communication skills, that could applied to any patient in any care setting. See details here.

Date: 13, 14, 16 February 2017

Facilitator(s):
Dr Krista Nee – Cincinnati Children’s Hospital
Ns Rina Wahyuni – Rachel House

Registration Fee:
Rp 1,200,000 (Early bird registration, until 27th January)
Rp 1,500,000 (Regular fee, 28th January onwards)

 

Pain and Symptom Management in Palliative Care for Health Professionals

Many people who live with life-limiting or life-threatening illnesses suffer from severe pain and symptoms that could be managed. By providing good pain and symptom management, health professionals are able to reduce patients’ suffering and improve their quality of life. This 2-day workshop will focus on the holistic management of pain and symptoms. The training will be beneficial for any health professional who are caring for patients with chronic, life-threatening, or terminal conditions. See details here.

Date: 3-4 May 2017

Facilitator(s): Dr Suresh Kumar – WHO Collaborating Center for Community Participation in Palliative Care and Long-Term Care

Registration Fee: Rp 1,000,000

 

Clinic-in-a-Box Palliative Care Nursing Course – Intermediate Class

Building on the skills of impeccable assessment taught in the Basic Class, participating nurses will learn how to manage common symptoms affecting patients living with life-limiting or life-threatening conditions. The 3-day workshop will cover both the physical and psychosocial aspects of symptom management, including pain, breathlessness, wound, nausea, and vomiting. Participants will also be equipped with communication techniques necessary to provide emotional support for patients and their families.

Date: May 2017

Facilitator(s): Dr Suresh Kumar – WHO Collaborating Center for Community Participation in Palliative Care and Long-Term Care

Registration Fee: Rp 1,500,000

 

Clinic-in-a-Box Palliative Care Nursing Course – Advanced Class

A final module in the Clinic-in-a-Box Palliative Care Nursing Course, the Advanced Class rounds up the training with case studies of challenging and complex issues in palliative care as well as advanced communication methods to manage difficult psychosocial issues. Completion of the Basic and Intermediate levels is required for nurses who wish to participate in the Advanced Class.

Date: August 2017

Facilitator(s): Prof Edward Poon – Ang Mo Kio-Thye Hua Kwan Hospital

Registration Fee: Rp 1,500,000

 

Communication in Palliative Care for Health Professionals

Effective communication between health professionals and patients as well as families has been found to improve patient’s emotional health, help alleviate symptoms, and reduce pain. Good communication is paramount in improving patient’s quality of life. This 2-day interactive workshops will address topics such as communication in difficult times, managing psychosocial and spiritual issues, and grief & bereavement.

Date: October 2017

Facilitator(s): Dr Jairam Ramakrishnan – WHO Collaborating Center for Community Participation in Palliative Care and Long-Term Care

Registration Fee: Rp 1,000,000

 

Pediatric Palliative Care for Health Professionals

Knowing that children are not miniature adults, health professionals must adjust their approach according to the child’s age, developmental stage, and the relationship between the child and their family. This 2-day workshop will be an opportunity for health professionals to learn about the principles of children’s palliative care, communication with children, and ways to manage difficult questions and emotions from children.

Date: November 2017

Facilitator(s): Dr Krista Nee – Cincinnati Children’s Hospital

Registration Fee: Rp 1,000,000

Participants are encouraged to register early (click here) as all workshops have limited seating. For more information, please contact Prita Rifianti at 021 5365 2197 or email prita@rachel-house.org.