This course provides an overview of the national drivers which impact on the provision of high-quality palliative and end-of-life care. This enables participants to explore and understand the theory and evidence that underpins the provision of outstanding care for people with palliative and end-of-life care needs.
No starting dates
Starting date to be confirmed
- Duration: 1 day (unconfirmed)
- Fees: £200 (unconfirmed)
- Location: Northampton Square (unconfirmed)
- Course code: CS6021
Palliative Care Course overview
The aim of this course is to provide a brief overview of the principles and philosophy that underpin palliative and end-of-life care, highlighting how this can be applied to support people across a range of care settings.
This course focuses on delivering care within a human-rights-based approach, with compassion, dignity and respect for the individual. Highlighting the reality and challenges of everyday clinical practice, this course facilitate debates and conversation by delegates to reflect on their own practice.
The course will explore the complexity of supporting the physical, psychological, spiritual and social needs of both individuals and families.
Who is it for?
This palliative care training course is for nurses and qualified healthcare professionals.
This palliative care training course runs over one day. Please note that the February 17th 2022 session is being delivered online.
This course offers delegates the opportunity to explore the impact of life-limiting illness on patients and their loved ones. Including reflection on the provision of outstanding palliative and end-of-life care in daily practice.
What will I learn?
By the end of the course you will understand:
- the ambitions for end-of-life care and how they can be achieved in practice
- the influence of national directives on end-of-life care
- the impact of end of life on people with a diverse range of needs
- the application and benefits of advance-care planning
- generic symptom management
- care of people after death.
Assessment and certificates
The course is delivered in a classroom setting using a range of teaching styles in order to support learning. Teaching includes the use of PowerPoint presentation, videos, discussion and debates. Participants will take part in group activities that will support their exploration of current practice and align with the current evidence base and national policy.
Please note the February 17th 2022 session is being delivered online.
This course is designed for registered nurses. However, with prior notification, the course can successfully be adapted to meet a range of needs, including:
- health care support workers
- social care workers
- other groups of employees who may be delivering palliative and end-of-life care.
You will need a good level of spoken and written English to enrol on this course.