The degree program is committed to produce palliative care experts from a range of health disciplines who can take on clinical, service development, educational, managerial and research and development roles to build on palliative care across the region in both the private and public sectors. It is also designed to reinforce the existing prescribing certificate and diploma courses. Indeed those holding a palliative care certificate or diploma would be a source of potential applicants for the degree program.
- Demonstrate an ability to consult appropriately, and to provide care in a way that is sensitive
and informed by the local African socio-cultural context;
- Demonstrate an ability to work autonomously as palliative care health professionals, with
- Demonstrate a basic level of skills in the training of others;
- Demonstrate an ability to ensure efficient provision of care for patients with palliative care
needs and their families;
- Prescribe medication as appropriate and according to the laws and statutes in-country
governing prescribing for nurses and clinical officers;
- Apply critical thinking skills in relation to a range of tasks including the evaluation of evidence,
and the planning and undertaking of simple audit studies.
- Demonstrate the skills required for palliative care advocacy within their organization
- Demonstrate abilities as team-worker and as an effective operator across professional,
organizational, economic, and socio-cultural boundaries, so as to deliver the best palliative care
service for patients within the resources available.
- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 3 Years
- Language English
- Students 0
- Assessments Yes