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Course Description VIU8091 - Continuing Education Course in Palliative Care, step II (2005/2006)

ECTS Credits30
DurationAutumn and Spring

* demonstrate knowledge of group processes/group dynamics function by functioning effectively in reflection groups
* practice systematic reflections on acquired knowledge applied to own clinical experience
* demonstrate insight into personal and professional values and the ethical foundation for education
* demonstrate effective teaching
* demonstrate knowledge of strategies for change and quality enhancement
* demonstrate advanced skills in critical reflections on the ethical and professional basis for palliative care
* develop a personal awareness of written communication in a professional context
* demonstrate skills in communicating professional knowledge
* demonstrate professional knowledge and skills in developing and presenting a quality improvement project in own work setting, including a written raport


1. Reflections and group processes
2. Theories of learning and teaching, taxonomy of knowledge, methods in adult health education
3. Strategies for quality improvement and change
4. Writing an individual scientific paper

Study MethodsLectures, Group Works, Net Supported Learning, Mandatory Assignments, Reflection, Tutoring
evaluation by other students and individual studies
AssessmentHome Exam
Oral Presentation
Each part must be individually approved of.
Quality improvement prosject in own work setting, with a written report
Grading SystemAlphabetical Scale, A (best) - F (fail)
Course RequirementsCourse requirements from part 1, 2 and 3 must be accepted before part 4.