NursEduPal@Euro towards an improved quality of higher education in the field of palliative care nursing education

The NursEduPal@Euro consortium consists of four institutes of higher education: The Howest (Belgium), The Kajaani University of Applied Sciences (Finland), The University of Transilvania in Brasov (Romania), and Paracelsus Medical University in Salzburg (Austria). Under the wing of the European Association for Palliative Care, this innovative project seeks to strengthen the European Core Competencies Palliative Care report and the European Matrix for Palliative Care Education, including improving the…

Palliative Care in Parkinson’s disease: A Learning Toolkit Published

The PD_Pal project is to validate a new model of palliative care, which could be easily integrated with traditional Management when disability limits mobility and independence. Part of developing new standards for palliative care in Parkinson's Disease is to make high quality palliative care education accessible to healthcare professionals as well as patients and caregivers.

Nurses in palliative care - EAPC Blog Post Series #nurses2020

For the first time ever, the nations of the world unite to celebrate the benefits that nursing and midwifery bring to the health of the global population. To mark this world first, the European Association for Palliative Care together with the WHO Collaborating Centre for Nursing Research and Education at the Paracelsus Medical University in Salzburg is delighted to launch a special series of 12 monthly posts to honour the work of nurses who work in palliative care and draw attention to several issues that…

WHO Europe features Katharina Lex from Paracelsus Medical University as the research nurse in palliative care

“I do not give up easily – that is a useful quality to have in academic research, as the path can be rocky and strewn with setbacks,” says PhD student and nurse researcher Katharina Lex from the Institute of Nursing Science and Practice at the Paracelsus Medical University in Salzburg, Austria.

Since 2016, the Institute has been a WHO Collaborating Centre for Nursing Research and Education, working towards strengthening palliative care education and training with a focus on nurse-led palliative care…