DU – Palliative care and support

Domain: Sciences, technologies and health in tropical environments

Course: Not applicable

ECTS credits

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level of studies
at the end of training

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Teaching locations

Type of training : University degree (DU)

Training regime: Continuing Education

Training summary

The DU palliative care and support is a diploma course specialized in health.

Training aims

Deepen knowledge in the field of biomedical sciences and human sciences to develop a person-centered approach to palliative or end-of-life care, in their family, social and cultural context.

This training allows learners to secure their professional career by acquiring new or complementary skills or techniques.

Advantages of the training

Not disclosed

Targeted skills

Acquire clinical, therapeutic, relational and ethical skills to:
• ensure that the person being treated receives quality care and the best quality of life until their death
• have the ability to exercise responsibilities and take initiatives, both at home and in institutions or structures that welcome people at the end of their lives, with an eye toward interdisciplinarity and networking
• promote education in the field of palliative care
• promote the debate on the end of life in society

Summary of lessons by course

  • Palliative approach: support in all its forms

  • Legislation governing the end of life, pain and specific situations

  • Ethics, psychological approach and specific situations 


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Specific devices

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Conditions of access to training

Can register:

Doctors in medicine, pharmacy and interns under conditions (internships, experiences), professionals in the health, social and educational sectors with a minimum Bac +3 level (nurses, psychologists, assistant. socio-educators, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, psychomotor therapists, specialized educators or others and having at least 2 years of professional practice), caregivers, dietitians. nne.s with a minimum of 2 years of professional experience.

Continuing Studies

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Career opportunities

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