The African Palliative Care Association (APCA) in organization with Global Partners in Care (GPIC) in the USA give a set number of scholarships every year for palliative consideration preparing openings. APCA and GPIC perceive the imperative job medical caretakers and social specialists play in giving comprehensive palliative consideration administrations to individuals with perilous and life constraining sicknesses and their families.
Regardless of this, the deficient consolidation of palliative consideration into the pre-administration (undergrad) preparing for attendants and social laborers, the absence of clear vocation pathways for those keen on gaining practical experience in palliative consideration and absence of acknowledgment of palliative consideration capabilities by nearby services of wellbeing and instruction keeps on being a test.
The Palliative Care Education Scholarship Fund for Nurses and Social Workers expects to give a chance to medical attendants and social laborers associated with palliative consideration arrangement or those resolved to lead the advancement of such administrations in their settings to experience master preparing. Palliative consideration is a developing territory of training in Africa, and medical caretakers and social laborers frequently feel ill-equipped to manage the perplexing issues it envelops.
Preparing openings through this Fund are required to upgrade abilities, information, frames of mind, qualities, techniques, and sensitivities expected to work successfully in palliative consideration with patients, families, medicinal services suppliers, and the network. This year, APCA UK has joined GPIC to contribute towards the Scholarship Fund.
African Palliative Care Association Scholarship Fund for Nurses and Social Workers Description.
Any perceived foundation of higher getting the hang of offering palliative consideration preparing in Africa. Models include: Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care in Africa/Hospice Africa Uganda, Mildmay Uganda, Nairobi Hospice/Oxford Brooks University in UK, University of Malawi and University of Cape Town in South Africa.
For Social Workers, study can likewise be in type of a cooperation/experiential gaining from a foundation, for example, a hospice or palliative consideration program with entrenched social work administrations. Such a cooperation will be embraced from a perceived hospice and palliative consideration foundation and APCA will confirm qualified projects through the national palliative consideration affiliation or potentially Ministry of Health.
Number Scholarships accessible:
Five (5) scholarships for medical caretakers
Four (4) scholarships for social specialists
Level/Field of study:
Confirmation, certificate or ace dimension considers in palliative consideration. For qualification and ace dimension contemplates, those in the last year of study will be given inclination.
Social laborers can likewise embrace clinical cooperation/experiential learning.
African Palliative Care Association Scholarship Fund for Nurses and Social Workers Eligibility.
A certified medical attendant or social laborer with a degree or confirmation dwelling and working in Africa
Has acquired a spot on an ideal palliative consideration course in an establishment in Africa perceived by APCA or a hospice perceived by the national palliative consideration affiliation or Ministry of wellbeing for social laborers who apply to attempt experiential learning.
As of now authorized in nursing or social work, where relevant
Ready to neatly total the application
Ready to get full help from work environment to attempt the course
Ready to serve the organization of work for something like a year after finish of the preparation
Willing to offer help towards future raising money for the scholarship support. This might be in type of thank you letter, sharing knowledge through articles, video tribute, or skype meet with GPIC and APCA.
Estimation of African Palliative Care Association Scholarship Fund for Nurses and Social Workers.
USD 2,500 each for medical attendants
USD 1,500 each for social laborers. This sum will anyway differ depending to the alternative of study, either formal course or experiential learning at a hospice.
Instructions to Apply for African Palliative Care Association Scholarship Fund for Nurses and Social Workers.
Intrigued hopefuls who meet the criteria recorded above ought to apply by downloading and filling the application shapes through the “Structure” catch beneath: