Build upon your therapeutic communication skills and gain essential, highly practical insights into palliative and end-of-life care.

The Specialist Certificate and Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care are valuable for health professionals of any discipline. The programs are presented by leading clinicians in the field and learning is delivered primarily via face-to-face teaching days, complemented by online resources and activities. Examine the fundamental concepts that underpin palliative care practice and build upon your therapeutic communication skills.

The University of Melbourne’s palliative care program is delivered in partnership with the Centre for Palliative Care and St Vincent’s Hospital.

Specialist Certificate in Palliative Care

Mode: On Campus (Parkville)
Duration: 1 year part time
Intakes: February and July

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Meet Duangchan - Palliative Care Nurse

Palliative care nurse Duangchan decided to become a nurse after her father was injured in the Vietnam War. She forms strong bonds with her residents and helps them enjoy their time in care — sometimes they even feel like family.

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