Training Course in Non-Oncologic Palliative Care

General Objectives of the Course

To acquire relevant and up-to-date scientific and technical knowledge to tailor practices to chronic non-cancer patient care, in harmony with the philosophy and principles of Palliative Care.

Admission Requirements

Applicants must have Bachelor's degree, Master, or legally equivalent qualification in Medicine or Nursing.

Candidates should check the admission requirements available on this site, in addition to the information provided here.

Mode of Study


Teaching / Evaluation language(s)

Portuguese language

Examination Regulations, Assessment and Grading

The classification will be continuous, including the participation of the trainee in all the activities developed during the course. The classification binary (approved / not approved.

Learning Objectives and Intended Skills

To recognize the symptomatic complexity and the difficulties of establishing prognostics in non-cancerous disease;
To recognize the applicability of the methodology used in palliative care practice in chronic non-oncological disease;
Be able to recognize a patient in agony and know how to redefine therapeutic goals.

Course Coordinator(s)

Marilia Assunção Rodrigues Ferreira Dourado

Qualification Requirements and Regulations

Non-degree course

Study Programme

Cuidados Paliativos não-oncológicos

Academic year

Course Type
Non Degree Course

Qualification Awarded: Diploma/Certificate

Duration: 108 HORAS

ECTS Credits: 4.0


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