Aim

  • Promote critical evaluation of key concepts in palliative and end of life care, and their application in practice.
  • Promote a deep understanding and critical application of therapeutic approaches to improve the experiences of people who require palliative and/or end of life care.
  • Develop well-informed health and social care professionals who can positively influence the experience of people with life limiting illness through evidence-based practice.

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

Date/Time:

30 April 2019 – 6 August 2019

Duration:

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

Content

  • 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 7

Number of Places and Cost

Number of places:

20

Cost:

£700 (Subject to change)

Venue/Location

Venue:

The Clinical Education Department

Location:

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

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Contact and Application

E-mail us about this course: 
ccf-tr.clinicaleducation@nhs.net

Call us on: 0151 556 5790

Please complete the application form below and return to the Clinical Education Department:

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