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Palliative Care Course for Therapists

Welcome to the Palliative Care Course for Therapists!

The aim of this 3-day course is to equip occupational therapists (OT), physiotherapists (PT) and speech & language therapists (SLT) across all settings with professional competency and confidence of therapists with the necessary knowledge to work with patients and families facing life-threatening illnesses.

There are two parts in the course: Part 1 is on foundation palliative care management for all therapists while Part 2 focuses on professional specific knowledge and applications. Preliminary topics include clinical overview of common life-limiting illnesses, serious illness communication, basic symptom management, role of OT / PT / SLT in management of patients with progressive life-limiting illness and integration of these therapies into the holistic management of such patients.

This course is a combination of e-learning delivered via the Duke-NUS Learning Management System and face-to-face sessions.

For more information, please contact us at or 6601 2034 (Asyura).

The content may be subjected to change without prior notice. Course participants will be duly updated should there be any changes.

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