Advanced European Bioethics Course ‘Suffering, Death and Palliative Care’

The section of Healthcare Ethics, department IQ healthcare, (Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre) organizes the 18th edition of the advanced European bioethics Course ‘Suffering, Death and Palliative Care’ from February 16 – 19, 2016.

Aim of the course is to educate participants on a range of ethical issues related to death and dying, suffering, palliative care and medically assisted death. Extensive insight into the medical, philosophical, theological and ethical foundations of these concepts will be proffered. During the course experts will give presentations on various topics in the domain of palliative care: autonomy and dependence; scientific research in palliative care; palliative sedation and euthanasia; death, suffering and palliative care; quality of life and a good death; spirituality and palliative care and cultural aspects of death and dying. The key-note lecture will be held by prof. Richard Harding, reader in Palliative care, Director of Global Programmes and Partnerships. King’s College London, Faculty of Life Sciences and Medicine, Cicely Saunders Institute, Department of Palliative Care, Policy and Rehabilitation.

This course is of interest to participants from diverse professional backgrounds, such as nursing, medicine, health care administration, ethics, philosophy, theology and pastoral care, and PhD students undertaking courses of study in these areas. Course language is English. Costs: € 690,- for early bird registration (before January 1st 2015), € 790,- from this date onwards.

For more information or registration: contact Simone Naber: Tel: +31 (0) 24-3613359 / +31 (0) 24-3615320. For updates and the latest news follow us on twitter: @palcarecourse.

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