This course focuses on the key concepts relevant to the assessment, management, and treatment of common and difficult symptoms in advanced illness.
The course develops both knowledge and skills in assessing, diagnosing, planning, implementing and evaluating evidence-based interventions and new therapies relevant to your own area of practice.
It reflects the interdisciplinary nature of palliative care, and learning will be facilitated by an interdisciplinary teaching team with extensive specialist clinical experience in hospital, community, and hospice settings.
Who is it for?
This course is designed for any healthcare professional involved in delivering healthcare services to people with advanced or life-limiting illness in any setting.
This course will equip healthcare professionals with the knowledge and skills required to assess and manage symptoms effectively using a palliative care approach.
This module is worth 15 credits at Level 7.
This short course module is designed to be flexible in allowing you to study and reach your goals at your own pace. Our health CPD courses are credit-bearing modules that contribute to a University degree or award.
Transfer course credits towards degree
As a health care professional, once you've completed this course you could offset 15 credits as part of a postgraduate programme, continuing your study with further modules to make up a Postgraduate Certificate (PGCert) 60 credits, Postgraduate Diploma (PGDip) 120 credits or Master of Science (MSc) 180 credits qualification (all credits must be awarded within five years of study commencing).
This course is worth 15 credits toward eligible programmes.