Effects of Palliative Care Training Program on Knowledge, Attitudes, Beliefs and Experiences Among Student Physiotherapists: A Preliminary Quasi-experimental Study

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Senthil P Kumar; Anand Jim; Vaishali Sisodia;
(2011)
  • Publisher: Medknow Publications
  • Journal: Indian Journal of Palliative Care, volume 17, issue 1, pages 47-53 (issn: 0973-1075, eissn: 1998-3735)
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  • Identifiers: doi: 10.4103/0973-1075.78449, pmc: PMC3098543
  • Subject: Practice | Professional training | Attitudes | Structured intervention | India | Community home-based care program | Palliative care | PPC units | Curriculum development | Original Article | Physicians | Program evaluation | Audit | Palliative care in HIV/AIDS | Pain control | Friedman repeated measures analysis of variance on ranks | Hospice | Palliative sedation | Knowledge | Palliative care giving | Medical interns | R5-920 | Documentation | Training effectiveness | Support groups | Nurses | Not for resuscitation | Educational intervention | People living with HIV/AIDS | Palliative caregivers | Medicine (General) | Neighborhood network in palliative care | Attitude

Background: Physiotherapists play an inherent role in the multidisciplinary palliative care team. Existing knowledge, attitudes, beliefs and experiences influence their team participation in palliative care. Aims: The objective of this study was to assess the chang... View more
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