HCS Foundation is recognised by the Romanian College of Physicians as being provider of Continuing Medical Education. The courses are licensed by the Romanian College of Physicians and the Order of Nurses, Midwives and Medical Assistants in Romania. The lecturers are teachers from both Romania and abroad and palliative care trainers recognized by the National School of Public Health, Management and Professional Development. Most of the nurse lecturers are certified as international trainers – ELNEC (The End of Life Nurse Education Consortium).


The current Romanian law stipulates that: “Home-based palliative care providers are able to conclude an agreement with health insurance funds if they prove that they operate with specialized personnel. By specialized personnel, one understands: physicians certified in palliative care and nurses who graduated a course in palliative care. “(Law no. 95/2006, GD 1389/2010, Order of Minister of Health/ National Health Insurance Fund no..864/538/2011, Annex 25, page 271, Article 4/2).


ONLINE COURSES in palliative care

Introductory courses in palliative care

Prescription and use of opioids in pain management

Advanced course in palliative care for doctors

CERTIFICATE in palliative care for physicians (theory and practice)


CME Courses accredited by the Romanian College of Physicians

LANGUAGE OF INSTRUCTION: Romanian, English, Russian

PERIOD:  in order to view the courses scheduled this year, please open CALENDAR (courses can be programmed throughout the year, so please keep a check on the calendar)

LOCATION: face to face courses are held within the Study Centre for Palliative Medicine – Hospice Casa Sperantei, 101 Piatra Mare Street, Brasov, or in other cities from Romania (our team of lecturers will travel to other locations for groups of minimum 20 participants)

ACCOMMODATION: Participants may request accommodation within the Study Centre, based upon availability

REGISTRATION: Send the filled-out registration form to

If you want to be registered in our data base and informed about our forthcoming courses or if you want to schedule a course for a group of at least 20 persons, please send an e-mail to the above address.

INFORMATION: 0728 13.00.93, 0268 472.455, 0268 513.598