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Advanced European Bioethics Course ‘Suffering, Death and Palliative Care’

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Event Starts

Tue, 03/20/2018 (All day)

Event Ends

Fri, 03/23/2018 (All day)

Advanced European Bioethics Course ‘Suffering, Death and Palliative Care’, March 20-23, 2018. The section of Healthcare Ethics, department IQ healthcare, (Radboud University Nijmegen Medical Centre) organizes the 20th edition of the advanced European bioethics Course ‘Suffering, Death and Palliative Care’ from March 20-23, 2018.

Objective of this course is to educate the participants on two main aspects: ethical questions of palliative care and medically assisted death, and philosophical, theological and medical reflections on the concepts of death and suffering. Attitudes towards death and dying, and the ethical aspects of continuing or foregoing medical treatment, and of medically assisted death receive considerable attention in this course. In addition, the dimensions of spirituality, rituals and intercultural diversity are covered.

The key-note lecture will be held by prof. Allan Kellehear, Academic Director Digital Health Enterprise Zone, 50th Anniversary Professor (End-of-Life Care), University of Bradford, UK.

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. Course language is English. Costs: € 690,- for early bird registration (before February 1st 2018), € 790,- from this date onwards.

For more information or registration, please follow the link: or 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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