Comfort Beyond Cure – free online Palliative Care course

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Feel free to review a translated version of the first chapter of Sweden’s free online Palliative Care course, Comfort Beyond Cure.

This chapter, Palliative Care and Palliative Care Needs, is the first of eight. The other seven include ethical aspects, symptom control, communication, relationships, teamwork, family support, and end-of-life care. The course in its entirety is developed and managed by the idea-based non-profit foundation Betaniastiftelsen.

Access the first chapter here:

The entire course takes about 2.5 – 3 hours to complete, including a final test and diploma.

For more information about our eLearning programs, please get in touch with Petra Tegman at


About Betaniastiftelsen
Betaniastiftelsen is an idea-based foundation that uses a holistic view of humans to develop healthcare and care solutions on a non-profit basis.
The foundation runs cross-professional education and skills development programmes in the areas of palliative care (end-of-life care), existential support in healthcare and care environments (mental health, suicide prevention, spiritual needs), and arts and health (arts and culture for wellbeing and as a human right).

The target groups for the foundation are staff and decision-makers in healthcare and care environments and people in other human-care activities. The activities also include providing support for close relatives, for example, regarding suicide prevention, mental health and end-of-life care.