Islam, End-of-Life and Palliative Care

Islamic Medical Fiqh and Ethics of End-of-Life Care and Palliative Care For Medical Professionals, Patients and Families

Islam, End-of-Life and Palliative Care

About The Course

Al Balagh is offering, first of its kind, Islam, End-of-Life and Palliative Care online course to explore contemporary issues related to end-of-life care and palliative care from an Islamic perspective. The course aims to develop your knowledge, skills and confidence to care for Muslim patients with terminal illnesses and their familiesIt will contribute to and enhance your ability to lead and drive effective care with Muslim patients suffering from advanced diseases. 

The course will introduce you to the basic principles of Islamic principles of end-of-life care, as well as discuss the Islamic approach to the emerging field of palliative care. The course will also equip you with essential Islamic rulings related to end-of-life care, such as withdrawing life support, organ donation, and wasiyyah (Islamic Will). Students will learn about psychosocial and family care and the role of Islamic ethics using theory and practical case studies based on the Quran and Sunnah.

The course is designed for a variety of healthcare professionals, counsellors and chaplains involved in primary and secondary care as well as for patients and family members dealing with terminal illnesses. You will develop a more profound knowledge and understanding of the issues within end-of-life care and palliative care, examining the key Islamic, counselling, ethical and social issues and how these translate into practice. This online course allows you to connect your study and professional commitments through a combination of excellent resources and senior lecturers with years of experience in dealing with such cases.

Course Team

Dr Rafaqat Rashid

(Academic Director, Al Balagh Academy, UK)

Shaykh Yunus Dudhwala

(The Chair of the Halal Monitoring Committee ,HMC)

Mufti Zubair Butt

(Chair, Al Qalam, Bradford)

Dr Ramy Salah

(MD,Palliative Care Physician,CA)

Dr Tariq Angawi

(Assistant Professor in the Department of Sharia,College of Sharia ,Umm Al-Qura University)

AT A GLANCE

14 Live Online Sessions

Duration : 4+ months

Sundays, 05:00 PM - 06:30 PM (London, UK)

21+ Teaching Hours

Video Recordings Available

Access to Mobile App

Personalised Feedback

Certificate

From £14.99/Month

(For 4 Months)

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Starts on 16th January 2022

Course Fee:

Pay in Full: £69.99 £49.99

(Upto 40% Early Bird Scholarship)

Pay In 4 Installments: £17.49 £14.99 per month

Registration Deadline:

15th January 2022

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AlBalagh Scholarship is available for learners who cannot afford the fee.

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Course Team

Dr Rafaqat Rashid

(Academic Director, Al Balagh Academy, UK)

Mufti-Muhammed-Zubair-Butt

Mufti Zubair Butt

(Chair, Al Qalam, Bradford)

Shaykh-Yunus-Dudhwala

Shaykh Yunus Dudhwala

(The Chair of the Halal Monitoring Committee ,HMC)

Shaykh-Yunus-Dudhwala

Dr Ramy Salah

(MD,Palliative Care Physician,CA)

Shaykh-Yunus-Dudhwala

Dr Tariq Angawi

(Assistant Professor in the Department of Sharia,College of Sharia ,Umm Al-Qura University)

 Sessions

1

Introduction to the Course

2

Palliative Care – Trends amongst Muslims

3

Illness and Islam

4

Islamic End-of-Life Care

5

End-of-Life Counselling- Case Studies I

6

End-of-Life Counselling- Case Studies II

7

Islamic Ethics and Fiqh of Withholding Treatment and DNR

8

Islamic Ethics and Fiqh of Withdrawing Treatment and ANH

9

Palliative Care – Islamic Perspective

10

Diagnosing Death, Death Rituals and Donating Organs

11

Grief and Bereavement (Part 1)

12

Grief and Bereavement (Part 2)

13

Islamic Will and Wasiyyah

14

Open Q&A- Future Developments in Palliative Care for Muslims

Frequently Asked Questions

Are Al Balagh courses recognised or accredited?

Al Balagh courses do not provide an externally accredited or recognised qualification. Our own expert team works at the course content. With over 5000+ learners, we are continuously growing and our vision is to make Al Balagh qualifications renowned worldwide through our expert team, without seeking formal accreditation or recognition from external institutional bodies.

How is this online course structured?

Our online course comprises live interactive online sessions, pre-recorded videos, online course material that include, presentations, reading material & online learning activities. Students may ask questions and get their doubts cleared from their respective lecturers, if any. Our dedicated academic support team will assist you as required.

When will I have access to the online course material?

Upon successful enrollment, you will get access to myAlBalagh (our online learning portal) within 24 hours.

Will I get notification for live sessions?

All students will receive notification for their course live sessions via email and/or course WhatsApp group. You may also check the Course Schedule tab on your dashboard after logging in on our website or Mobile App.

Is it mandatory to attend live sessions?

We always encourage attending live sessions among students, but it is not compulsory for technical course progress of the students.

I missed a live session. Can I get the video recordings?

If you are unable to attend a live session or have missed it, you can view recorded sessions on your course dashboard. You can access all the completed Recordings, PPT and assessments anytime.

Can I download the recordings and watch it offline?

You can download recordings and PPT of the course sessions from the myAlBalagh mobile App for all the enrolled courses.The recordings will be available for students after 48 hours of the live session.

Do I get marks for watching course recordings and presentations?

There are no additional marks for watching the course recordings. Only the module Assessments and the final exam add up to the final score.You can check the individual scores of your Assessments under the Progress tab of myAlBalagh.

I have doubts but I cannot attend the live session. Any other way to ask my questions?

You can discuss your doubts via Course WhatsApp Group dedicated for student discussion or access the Discussion Board on myAlBalagh. It is a platform for you to ask questions, discuss and get your doubts cleared.

When will the final exam be held?

The Final Exam will be held at the end of the course and will be a Graded And Timed Exam.

How do I interact with my classmates?

You can interact with your classmates on our Whatsapp Group exclusive for the course students. Furthermore, you can use the Discussion Board to connect with other course students as well.

How long will I have access to the online course?

You will have access to the online course content for up to 2 years. If you want lifetime access, contact our admin team via Email at [email protected]

I am facing trouble signing into the “myAlBalagh” Online Student portal. What should I do?

In case you find any trouble accessing your account, then please contact us immediately. Our dedicated support team will ensure that your problem gets resolved at the earliest.

How can I apply for the Al Balagh Scholarship?

Al Balagh Academy values seekers of knowledge more than anything. Please visit  here to apply for a scholarship. Our team will assess your application and respond in 2-3 working days.

Are Al Balagh courses recognised or accredited?

Al Balagh courses do not provide an externally accredited or recognised qualification. Our own expert team works at the course content. With over 5000+ learners, we are continuously growing and our vision is to make Al Balagh qualifications renowned worldwide through our expert team, without seeking formal accreditation or recognition from external institutional bodies.

How is this online course structured?

Our online course comprises live interactive online sessions, pre-recorded videos, online course material that include, presentations, reading material & online learning activities. Students may ask questions and get their doubts cleared from their respective lecturers, if any. Our dedicated academic support team will assist you as required.

When will I have access to the online course material?

Upon successful enrollment, you will get access to myAlBalagh (our online learning portal) within 24 hours.

Will I get notification for live sessions?

All students will receive notification for their course live sessions via email and/or course WhatsApp group. You may also check the Course Schedule tab on your dashboard after logging in on our website or Mobile App.

Is it mandatory to attend live sessions?

We always encourage attending live sessions among students, but it is not compulsory for technical course progress of the students.

I missed a live session. Can I get the video recordings?

If you are unable to attend a live session or have missed it, you can view recorded sessions on your course dashboard. You can access all the completed Recordings, PPT and assessments anytime.

Can I download the recordings and watch it offline?

You can download recordings and PPT of the course sessions from the myAlBalagh mobile App for all the enrolled courses.The recordings will be available for students after 48 hours of the live session.

Do I get marks for watching course recordings and presentations?

There are no additional marks for watching the course recordings. Only the module Assessments and the final exam add up to the final score.You can check the individual scores of your Assessments under the Progress tab of myAlBalagh.

I have doubts but I cannot attend the live session. Any other way to ask my questions?

You can discuss your doubts via Course WhatsApp Group dedicated for student discussion or access the Discussion Board on myAlBalagh. It is a platform for you to ask questions, discuss and get your doubts cleared.

When will the final exam be held?

The Final Exam will be held at the end of the course and will be a Graded And Timed Exam.

How do I interact with my classmates?

You can interact with your classmates on our Whatsapp Group exclusive for the course students. Furthermore, you can use the Discussion Board to connect with other course students as well.

How long will I have access to the online course?

You will have access to the online course content for up to 2 years. If you want lifetime access, contact our admin team via Email at [email protected]

I am facing trouble signing into the “myAlBalagh” Online Student portal. What should I do?

In case you find any trouble accessing your account, then please contact us immediately. Our dedicated support team will ensure that your problem gets resolved at the earliest.

How can I apply for the Al Balagh Scholarship?

Al Balagh Academy values seekers of knowledge more than anything. Please visit  here to apply for a scholarship. Our team will assess your application and respond in 2-3 working days.

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