This course considers the many components that contribute to the delivery of quality care. The module will focus on the patient journey, patient choice and preferred place of care. The importance of the multidisciplinary team in high-quality care delivery will be a key component of the module. The module will support the practitioner to critically evaluate their practice when caring for patients will palliative and end of life care needs and carers. The experience of the palliative care patient will be explored in addition to the emotional and informational needs of the patient and their family.
This course is aimed at registered health care professionals working in clinical areas with patients receiving care for advanced disease in palliative or end of life care. This is a multi-professional course which is relevant to both primary and secondary care.
This course is delivered in conjunction with St Benedict’s Hospice and Centre for Specialist Palliative Care. It consists of full day sessions, taking a blended learning approach.
The undergraduate course is aimed at Nurses and professionals allied to medicine who deliver palliative care as part of their work, staff new to hospice work or working in hospital & community.
This course will be delivered over six face to face sessions on campus with an additional four weeks allocated for an assessment.
The postgraduate course is for Nurses and professionals allied to medicine who complete the six-day Palliative Care Foundation course or a four day Advances in Palliative Care course.
Your assessment will be a 2500-word critical reflective essay situated in practice within your specialist area. Submission date is 4 weeks following the end of taught days.
Undergraduate Certificate (6-days)
Postgraduate Certificate (3.5 days)
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We usually require applicants to be health care professionals.
Please contact the European Social Fund (ESF) team for more information on how this course is delivered: ESF@sunderland.ac.uk.
This course is available for funding through the ESF, therefore applicants may be eligible to apply.
Contact ESF to discuss your options: ESF@sunderland.ac.uk.
This information was correct at the time of publication.