Developing Knowledge in Palliative and End of Life Care for Health and Social Care Support Workers - Professional Development [Level HE4] part-time

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This course is for health and social care professionals working in an area where they meet clients with supportive and palliative care needs. It offers an opportunity to link into the wider educational programme offered by Cheshire Hospices Education while developing knowledge in supportive and palliative care to support your professional practice and development.

You will be given an overview of the principles and practice of palliative care including meanings, definitions and perceptions of palliative care; cancer treatments and risk factors; symptom management in palliative care; loss, grief and bereavement; risk assessment; communication and its impact in supportive and palliative care; t…

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This course is for health and social care professionals working in an area where they meet clients with supportive and palliative care needs. It offers an opportunity to link into the wider educational programme offered by Cheshire Hospices Education while developing knowledge in supportive and palliative care to support your professional practice and development.

You will be given an overview of the principles and practice of palliative care including meanings, definitions and perceptions of palliative care; cancer treatments and risk factors; symptom management in palliative care; loss, grief and bereavement; risk assessment; communication and its impact in supportive and palliative care; the impact of psychosocial issues on life threatening illness and end of life issues. Your study of these practices will be made in the context of the ethics of palliative care.

In addition, you will enhance your study skills including use of reflection, writing and referencing skills and time management.

You will be taught using a variety of approaches including group work, case studies, guest lectures, tutorials, directed study and seminars.
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