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Palliative Care Course for Therapists ( For Speech & Language 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 online sessions conducted over Zoom.

Course timings for Speech & Language Therapists:
14 Oct: 8.30am to 12.30pm
15 Oct: 8.30am to 12.15pm



Date and Time


14 Oct 2021 @ 08:30 - 15 Oct 2021 @ 12:30