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Table 2 The split within the syllabus in the undergraduate curriculum of palliative medicine according to the recommendation by the EAPC and in the University of Tampere

From: Undergraduate curriculum in palliative medicine at Tampere University increases students’ knowledge

Recommendation by EAPC Syllabusa Recommendation by EAPC Hours (% of total) University of Tampere Hours (% of total)
Basics of palliative care 2 (5) 4.25 (8)
Pain and symptom management 20 (50) 30 (56)
Psychosocial and spiritual aspects 8 (20) 3 (6)
Ethical and legal issues 2 (5) 6.75 (12)b
Communication 6 (15) 9.5 (18)
Teamwork and self-reflection 2 (5) 0 (0)
Total 40 53.5
  1. EAPC: European Association for Palliative Care; aSee ref. number 13 for detailed information; b3.75 h since year 2014