HOSPICE Casa Sperantei, centre of excelence and model for palliative care services and education in Central-Eastern Europe and Asia,  is organizing Palliative Care Trainig of Trainers Courses for palliative care providers from Europe and Asia.

The course is designed for a group of 8 participants (health care practitioners).

Curricula: Team work, Symptom management, Spirituality, Psychology, Pain management, Opioid availability/accessibility, Communication, Ethical issues, Adult Teaching Techniques

The course has a structure of 4 weeks (the first week is distance-learning)

  • 1st week- preparatory week/distance- learning: basic concepts about palliative care (two online courses with multiple choice final exams: 1.Introduction in palliative care,  2.Communication of a bad diagnosis. Available in Russian language.)
  • 2nd week- clinical placement in palliative care services: at HOSPICE Casa Sperantei, Brasov, Romania
  • 3rd week- theoretical training on palliative care: at the Palliative Medicine Study Centre of HOSPICE Casa Sperantei, Brasov, Romania
  • 4th week- training on adult teaching techniques: at the Palliative Medicine Study Centre of HOSPICE Casa Sperantei, Brasov, Romania

Final exam: theory and practice

Teaching languages: English or Russian

 Date: please contact Andreea Tulban to establish a convenient time (4 weeks) for your group: andreea.tulban@hospice.ro, tel: +40 268 472 455

 Deadline for group applications: minimum one mounth before the established period of time. Please take into consideration the needed timeframe to obtain the official invitations.

 The cost of the course covers:

  • Tuition fees
  • Accomodation (at Palliative Medicine Study Centre, Brasov, Romania)
  • Transport in Romania
  • Breakfast and lunch (for the working days of the week)
  • Wellcome dinner& Celebration dinner

HOSPICE Casa Sperantei team is delighted to offer a free guided tour of Brasov city.

Training coordinator: Professor Dr Daniela Mosoiu

trained as oncologist with subspecialty in palliative care. As Director for Education, National Strategy and Development at Hospice Casa Sperantei, Brasov and leader of the Romanian palliative care movement she supervises the educational programs, national development and advocacy work. She coordinates the master program in palliative care at  Transilvania University in Brasov and is graduate of the International Palliative Care Leadership Development Initiative of The Institute for Palliative Medicine in San Diego. Dr. Daniela Mosoiu is active partner and lecturer for the European Palliative Care Academy.

Training provider: The Palliative Medicine Study Centre for www.studiipaliative.ro  of HOSPICE Casa Sperantei Foundation www.hospice.ro.

HOSPICE Casa Sperantei is the largest non-governmental medical charity in Romania. It has been active in the field of palliative care since 1992 and was designated in 2003 as CENTRE OF EXCELLENCE and model for palliative care services and education in Central-Eastern Europe and Asia. In over 23 years of activity, it has provided free-of-charge palliative care services to over 17,000 adults and children.

Since 1997 HOSPICE Casa Sperantei has been promoting palliative care at national and regional level, by education programmes, information and advocacy. Over 16,000 professionals from Romania and 18 countries in the region have attended education programmes in palliative care.Our graduate trainees are palliative care providers from: Romania, Moldova, Serbia, Ukraine, Russia, Bulgaria, Greece, Macedonia, Armenia, Kosovo, Albania, Uzbekistan, Tajikistan, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, the Czech Republic, Georgia, Hungary and Poland.