Education Courses Suffering Death and Palliative care

About the course 24 - 27 march 2020

Objective of this course is to educate the participants on two main aspects: ethical questions of palliative care and medically assisted death, and philosophical, theological and medical reflections on the concepts of death and suffering.

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About the course 24 - 27 march 2020

Advanced European bioethics course “Suffering, Death and Palliative Care”, Nijmegen, the Netherlands, 24-27 March, 2020, organized by the by the section of Healthcare Ethics, IQ healthcare, (Radboudumc university medical centre). Website: Advanced European Bioethics Course ‘Suffering, Death and Palliative Care’ 2020.

Objective of this course is to educate the participants on two main aspects: ethical questions of palliative care and medically assisted death, and philosophical, theological and medical reflections on the concepts of death and suffering. Attitudes towards death and dying, and the ethical aspects of continuing or foregoing medical treatment, and of medically assisted death receive considerable attention in this course. In addition, the dimensions of spirituality, rituals and intercultural diversity are covered.

The key-note lecture will be held by Els van Wijngaarden PhD, associate professor and researcher, Dept. of Care Ethics, University for Humanistic Studies, Utrecht, the Netherlands.
 
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 1 January 2020), € 790,- from this date onwards.

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IQ healthcare aims to help different parties in health care with their decisions and activities, related to quality and safety by performing scientific studies and evaluations.

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