Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care

      What will I study?


      The Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care builds on the learning in the Specialist Certificate and provides students with advanced knowledge and skills. It is targeted at health professionals working in specialist palliative care services or who are responsible for providing palliative care in the course of their work.

      The Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care  is a formal award of the University of Melbourne comprising 50 points of training at master's level, delivered as four standard 12.5 point subjects requiring 4-5 days of face-to-face teaching for each. Students are required to complete their four subjects within a 2 year period.

      Course content will explore the core concepts of palliative care including; pain and symptom management, the interface between aged care and palliative care, communication skills, non-malignant diseases, psychosocial concepts, family carers, paediatric palliative care and bereavement care.

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