Palliative Care Course
PALLIATIVE CARE AND MASSAGE FOR PEOPLE WITH CANCER AND LIFE LIMITING CONDITIONS
In this interesting course, you will learn how supportive massage can provide tremendous physical and emotional benefits to cancer patients and others with serious illnesses. Today, health care professionals highly respect the contribution of complementary therapists, and part of the training is devoted to how to effectively communicate with them to ensure agreement to a treatment plan with mutual understanding of what can be achieved. You will also practice how to address any problems that may arise when health professionals are not committed to the use of complementary therapies.
LIkewise, methods to achieve a positive relationship with patients is covered, as well as issues of consent and confidentiality.
Learning how to work as part of a team offering palliative care in a hospital or hospice can be an extremely rewarding experience.