INTERDISCIPLINARY PROGRAMME ON PALLIATIVE AND END-OF-LIFE CARE (IPPE)
The Interdisciplinary Programme on Palliative and End-of-life Care has been developed in cooperation with 7 European Universities and an North-American University: University of Connecticut (UCONN). In January 2020 the project will be organized in two parts: a Preparatory Programme and an Intensive Programme in Ghent, Belgium, 26th January till 31st January 2020.
Participants have the option to stay in Ghent and take a ‘pre-programme’ in face-to-face education from 21th till 24th January 2020. Topics: community health care, active ageing, mental health and oncology. Preparatory work can also be done in distance learning. This includes assignments such as a personal introduction on Facebook , some reading, preparing of a presentation and a study ‘visit@home’.
Intensive Programme Topics:
introduction to palliative and end-of-life care, communication with clients, bereavement, family and environment; ethical issues related to end-of-life decisions and euthanasia, spiritual and existential pain; caregiver’s perspective; intercultural issues. Workshops: complementary care and interdisciplinary cooperation (haptonomy, aromatherapy, reiki, art therapy). Student project: hands-on practice during workshops in nursing homes for elderly.
Time and venue: Ghent, Belgium 26th—31th of January 2020. preparatory work in face-to-face education or distance learning.
Target group: students of healthcare professions, social work or applied psychology.
Credits: 3 ECTS
Costs Intensive Programme:
No tuition fee
240 euro (including housing for 7 nights, lunches, local travel for study visits, welcome dinner, social program)
Flyer IPPE 2020