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Palliative Care Competence Framework

The Health Service Executive (HSE), All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care (AIIHPC), the Irish Association for Palliative Care (IAPC) and the Irish Hospice Foundation developed this framework in 2013/14.

Core Competence

The framework provides for core competence in palliative care and details individual competence for each human and social care discipline. The core areas include;

  • Communication
  • Optimising quality of life
  • Principles of palliative care
  • Care planning
  • grief and bereavement
  • professional and ethical practice

The framework provides a clear evidence-based and effective palliative care for generalist and specialist practitioners irrespective of place and practice.
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Palliative and Bereavement Care Courses Database

Professionals interested in accessing further education in palliative and end-of-life care can search the database for listings of courses around the country.
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Palliative & Bereavement Courses Database

COURSES IN END-OF-LIFE AND BEREAVEMENT CARE If you are a professional or are interested in further education or training in Bereavement, Palliative or End-of-life care you can search the Palliative and Bereavement Care Database for courses around the country. The database was developed by The Irish Association for Palliative Care and the All Ireland Institute […] Read more >

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