At the end of the day the participants should:

  • Understand the core principles of children’s palliative care as expressed in the WHO and Together for Short Lives (previously ACT) definitions of palliative care for children.
  • Identify the differences between adult and children’s palliative care.
  • Identify different categories of diagnoses of children requiring palliative care.
  • Be informed of the history and development of palliative care for children.
  • Identify different models for the provision of palliative care for children.
  • Understand the competencies required to work as a member of a multi-disciplinary team.
  • Identify children’s rights related to CPC.
  • To be informed of steps to be taken in protection of children.
  • Understand key concepts in childhood development and appreciate the role of play in facilitating development and improving quality of life in the context of children’s palliative care.
  • Reflect on the content covered over the course of the day.