Specialist Certificate in Palliative Care - Hume

What will I study?


The Specialist Certificate in Palliative Care is delivered in a multi-modal format and includes online learning, face-to-face teaching, experiential learning and case discussion. For most subjects students are assigned a clinical mentor who is an experienced palliative care clinician. As a formal award of the University of Melbourne, the course offers 25 points of training at graduate level, delivered as two standard 12.5 point subjects requiring 4 days of face-to-face teaching each. Students are required to complete the two 12.5 credit point subjects within a 12 month period.

Semester 1, 2019

University of Melbourne - Shepparton Campus

(GC-C002) Fundamentals of Palliative CareTimeDate
Palliative Care: The Essentials 8.45AM - 5:00PM 14 & 15 March 2019
Therapeutic Communications* 8.45AM - 5:00PM 18 & 19 March 2019

*Subject delivered at Melbourne Campus.

Semester 2, 2019

University of Melbourne - Shepparton Campus

(GC-C002) Adult Palliative CareTimeDate
Pain Assessment & Management in Palliative Care 8.45AM - 5:00PM 20 June 2019
Symptom Assessment & Management in Adult Palliative Care 8.45AM - 5:00PM 21 June 2019
Palliative Care in Non-Malignant Contexts 8.45AM - 5:00PM 24 June 2019
Family Centred Palliative Care and Cultural Issues 8.45AM - 5:00PM 25 June 2019