Palliative Care Nursing Seminar Series

This series of three seminars is especially designed for all Nurse involved in the care of the patients suffering from a life threatening illness especially people with advanced cancer.

Upon completion of Palliative Care Nursing Seminar series Nurses will be able to:

  • Develop concept of Palliative Care Nursing & Hospice Care
  • Discuss nursing management of common symptoms experienced by Palliative Care Patients
  • Address the needs of patient and family at end stage of life and provide  care accordingly
  • Understand care need of the carers to reduce the level of stress while caring for the dying patients & family

Training Mode:
Seminars are open to All Nurses within the Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Center. Nurses from other hospitals are also invited to attend this educational activity.


The Hospital Based Palliative Care Team at SKMCH&RC
1)    Philosophy and Concept of Palliative Care Nursing
2)    Hospice Care (Lived Experience)
3)    Common Symptoms Management

  • Management of Cancer Pain
  • Nausea, Vomiting, Mouth Problems & Cachexia
  • Common Mouth Problems
  • Constipation
  • Fungating Wounds

4)    Spiritual Support
5)    End of Life Care
6)    Psychological & Bereavement Support
7)    Care for the Carers