Ethics. Research. Community.

Advanced European Bioethics Course ‘Suffering, Death and Palliative Care'

Type of Event


Event Starts

Tue, 02/14/2017 (All day)

Event Ends

Fri, 02/17/2017 (All day)

The section of Healthcare Ethics, department IQ healthcare, (Radboud
University Nijmegen Medical Centre) organizes the 19th edition of the
advanced European bioethics Course ‘Suffering, Death and Palliative
Care’ from February 14 – 17, 2017.

Objective of this course is to educate the participants on two main
aspects: ethical questions of palliative care and medically assisted
death, and philosophical, theological and medical reflections on the
concepts of death and suffering. Attitudes towards death and dying, and
the ethical aspects of continuing or foregoing medical treatment, and of
medically assisted death receive considerable attention in this course.
In addition, the dimensions of spirituality, rituals and intercultural
diversity are covered.
The key-note lecture will be held by prof. Philip Larkin, president of
the European Association for Palliative Care ( and
Professor of Clinical Nursing (Palliative Care) at the School of
Nursing, Midwifery and Health Systems, University College Dublin.
This course is of interest to participants from diverse professional
backgrounds, such as nursing, medicine, health care administration,
ethics, philosophy, theology and pastoral care, and PhD students
undertaking courses of study in these areas. Course language is English.
Costs: € 690,- for early bird registration (before January 1st 2017), €
790,- from this date onwards.

For more information:

contact: Simone Naber: Tel: +31 (0) 24 -
3613359/ +31 (0) 24 - 3615320. For updates and the latest news follow us
on twitter: @palcarecourse.