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  • Explore the art and science of palliative care and its interface with other disciplines to effect high quality care with a sound evidence base
  • Apply the principles and practice of palliative care specific to own client group

Target Audience

This module is for health and social care professionals who work with people with a life limiting illness in hospital or community settings. 

Date and Duration


27 April 2021 – 3 August 2021


6.5 days remote contact over 15 weeks (Tuesdays) plus 75 hours clinical practice


  • Concept and evolution of palliative care
  • Context of contemporary palliative care
  • Psychosocial impact of a life limiting illness
  • Symptom management
  • Ethico-legal issues e.g. decision making, legislation
  • Communication strategies
  • Multi-professional team-working in palliative care

20 credits – academic level 6



Remote online teaching via The Clinical Education Department


The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust
Clatterbridge Road
Bebington, Wirral, Merseyside CH63 4JY
United Kingdom

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