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Fundamentals of Palliative Care

Fundamentals of Palliative Care


No more 2021 trainings for Fundamentals of Palliative Care.  

Future dates to be advised. 

If you would like to register your interest for future courses, please email the Learning and Development Team -


This course covers 10 modules to enhance the End of Life care skills of all participants.

2021 Dates:    
Over two consecutive days from 8.30am till 4.30pm

  • 02 and 09 November


  • Will enhance the End of Life care skills of all participants
  • Network with peer support group
  • Shared learning
  • Reflective learning opportunity, with certificates presented for continuing education

Topics include:   

  1. The essence of palliative care
  2. Ethical issues in palliative care
  3. Pain and symptom management in palliative care
  4. Palliative care for people with chronic illness
  5. Palliative care for people with dementia
  6. Communication skills
  7. Last days of life
  8. Loss and grief
  9. Introductions to Spiritual Care
  10. Caring for ourselves

Cost: $60 (plus GST) Programme is subsidised by Waitemata District Health Board)
Venue: Living & Learning Centre 206 Swanson Road, Henderson
Presented by: Members of the Hospice West Auckland Team
For Who? An inter-professional holistic learning programme for anyone who is interested to learn about end of life care
Pre-Requisites: Some pre-reading applies


  • Certificates awarded for each module

Nationally recognised programmed developed by Hospice New Zealand

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