What We Do > Education & Training
Our educational programme covers three broad areas – the medical undergraduate & post-graduate programmes, the nursing postgraduate programme and practical training for those working within palliative care and related specialities.
Hospis Malaysia’s doctors and nurses are involved in palliative care teaching at major medical schools in the country, these teachings can be enhanced with attachments with Hospis Malaysia’s clinical team. Most specialist trainees then gain their community training through a six-month attachment with Hospis Malaysia.
Annually, we conduct a series of workshops on various aspects of palliative care.
Hospis Malaysia organises regular workshops to educate and provide a better understanding of palliative care to the public as well as various healthcare professionals, students, trainees, and anyone who might be interested to join our team.
We support the Ministry of Health with the design and implementation of the ‘Palliative Medicine Specialist Training’ curriculum. To provide medical students with an understanding of palliative care and equip them to manage end-of-life care when they become house officers, we provide palliative care training for the following:
We provide palliative care education and training for the following institutions:
- Universiti Teknologi MARA (UITM)
- Universiti Pertanian Malaysia (UPM)
- Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM)
- University of Malaya (UM)
- Perdana University Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI)
- National Defence University of Malaysia
- Family medicine specialist trainees
- Palliative medicine specialist trainees
- Nursing – post-basic Diploma in Oncology
- Clinical attachments for palliative care trainees in the region
At Hospis Malaysia, we aspire to improve ourselves at any opportunity given in order to provide better services to our patients, their families, as well as for those who work with us. We conduct research with a particular emphasis on assessing the effectiveness of palliative care and gaining a better understanding of the needs of patients and carers.