the Advanced European bioethics course 'Suffering, Death and Palliative Care', Nijmegen, the Netherlands.


22nd March 2022


25th March 2022

This course will be organised from 22-25 March 2022 and if still applicable, in compliance with the measures regarding the COVID-19 virus.

Objective of this course is to educate the participants on two main aspects: ethical questions of palliative care and medically assisted death, and philosophical, theological and medical reflections on the concepts of death and suffering. Attitudes towards death and dying, and the ethical aspects of continuing or foregoing medical treatment, and of medically assisted death receive considerable attention in this course. In addition, the dimensions of spirituality, rituals and intercultural diversity are covered.

The key-note lecture will be held by Els van Wijngaarden PhD, associate professor and researcher, Dept. of Care Ethics, University for Humanistic Studies, Utrecht, the Netherlands.

In attach please find the brochure and the programme. For registration, please visit our website at:

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