Saturday, November 30, 2013

Announcement - Course on Suffering, Death and Palliative Care

Intensive Course “Suffering, Death and Palliative Care”, 16th edition

The section of Healthcare Ethics, department IQ healthcare, (Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre) organizes the 16th edition of the advanced European Bioethics Course ‘Suffering, Death and Palliative Care’ from February 11 – 14, 2014.

Aim of the course is to educate participants on a range of ethical issues related to suffering, palliative care and medically assisted death. Extensive insight into the medical, philosophical, theological and ethical foundations of these concepts will be proffered. During the course experts will give presentations on various topics in the domain of palliative care. The key-note lecture will be held by Carlo Leget, vice-president of the European Association for Palliative Care (EAPC), full professor of ethics of care and spiritual counseling; endowed professor in ethical and spiritual issues in palliative care, established by the Association of High Care Hospices in the Netherlands.

This course is of interest to participants from diverse professional backgrounds, such as nursing, medicine, health care administration, ethics, philosophy, theology and pastoral care, and PhD students undertaking courses of study in these areas.

For more information or registration, please follow the links or consult the website:, under Intensive courses. Contact: Simone Naber:
Tel: +31 (0) 24-3613359 / +31 (0) 24-3615320. For updates and the latest news follow us on twitter: @palcarecourse.

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