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Palliative Care and End of Life Care

This two-module course will give you effective end of life care training and an understanding of palliative care. The course explores what palliative and end of life care are, and how they work together to create a much-improved patient experience.

The course looks at the different aspects to such care, including spiritual, emotional, and physical needs and how effective planning can make delivery of this care more credible and effective. The course discusses the importance of palliative care and end of life care in ensuring the patient’s quality of life is as high as possible and tailored to their individual wishes.

Skills for Health's Palliative Care and End of Life Care course
Duration: 1 hour approx.
CPD: 1 credit
Assessment Method: Multiple-choice
Certificate: PDF Certificate
Course Provider: Me Learning
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This course is aimed at anyone working in the health and social care sectors who need hospice care training or want to gain a better understanding of palliative care and end of life care, including:

  • All health workers and social care workers
  • Administrative staff
  • Clerical staff
  • Volunteers
  • Social workers

This course consists of the following modules:

  • Principles of Palliative Care
  • End of Life Care

Once you’ve completed this course, you’ll have a knowledge of:

  • What palliative care and end of life care are
  • How palliative care works alongside end of life care
  • When each type of care starts in a patient’s illness journey
  • How to increase a patient’s quality of life during the illness and towards the end of life
  • Addressing spiritual and emotional needs
  • Supporting the family
  • Managing the symptoms and pain of the illness or treatment
  • How to communicate effectively with the patient and family
  • Advance care planning

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Yes – We automatically generate a personalised certificate when you pass the course, this is available to download as a pdf from your eLearning account.

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