For medical, nursing and allied health students

University Teaching and Learning Resources

The Palliative Care Curriculum for Undergraduates (PCC4U) project aims to promote and sustain the inclusion of the principles and practice of palliative care in all healthcare training.

It supports the inclusion of palliative care in undergraduate and entry-to-practice programs through the provision of a suite of evidence-based student and facilitator learning resources, and capacity building and professional development activities.

The following information is available to support educators in implementing PCC4U:

  1. Using PCC4U
  2. Implementation guides
  3. PCC4U videos
  4. Educator support
  5. PCC4U in practice
  6. PCC4U in publications
University Educator

Core Modules

Four case-based learning modules to support the achievement of the graduate capabilities in palliative care:

Simulation scenario eLearning module

Teacher version includes instructions, videos and clinical documents required to deliver a palliative care simulated learning activity. Student version includes videos, clinical documents and activity questions.

Focus of learning:

Interprofessional Learning Resources

These resources provide support for interprofessional learning through a case scenario format.

Participation in these interprofessional learning activities will support the development of capabilities in palliative care as well as interprofessional learning. Educator-specific content to support the use of the case scenarios is also embedded in the resource.

Case Scenario 1: Ellen Walters 

The resource provides case scenario information for Mrs Ellen Walters and her husband Michael relating to their experiences of living with deteriorating health as a result of a glioblastoma multiforme (GBM).


Case Scenario 2: Mr Alen Mills

The resource provides case scenario information for Mr Alen Mills and his family relating to their experiences of living with deteriorating health as a result of end-stage kidney disease. Alen is a 52-year-old man from Mabuiag Island / Gumu in the Torres Strait.


These resources can be accessed via the links provided or via our LMS, which enables tracking of learner progress.