Global Directory of Educational Programs in Palliative Care

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Course affiliated with (name of Organization/University) University of Bolton
Country United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
City Bolton
Address Deane Road, Bolton. BL3 5AB
The program leads an official or formal degree? Yes
  • Diploma
Target audiences
  • Nurses
  • Pharmacists
  • Psychologists
  • Social workers
  • Chaplains/spiritual counselors
  • Therapists
  • Palliative Care
  • English
Frequency Once per year
Length 15 weeks
  • Classroom
  • Hands-on Training
  • Long distance
Cost of full tuition and fees Same rate/cost for all
Director Sian Peachey
Contact name Sian Peachey, Programme Leader, Enquiry Team
Learning objectives 1 To develop the theoretical knowledge and reflective abilities required so that you can deliver high quality physical, social, spiritual and psychological care to those nearing the end of life, and their families.
Learning objectives 2 To develop a deeper understanding of the importance of inter-professional, multidisciplinary and multi-agency working as this is so crucial in the delivery of EoLC. Skills in this complex and sensitive area of contemporary health and social care are in increasing demand.
Learning objectives 3 To demonstrate the ability to: -engage in continuing professional development and direct personal development, utilise problem solving skills, use information and communication technology appropriately and effectively and utilise written and communication skills effectively.
Description Aimed at existing nursing and health and social care professionals, this course explores best practice in end of life care. Focusing on the importance of multi-agency working, our experienced team aim to share the latest thinking around the support of individuals with progressive or chronic life threatening conditions. This is a Continual Professional Development programme based on one 20 credit module at Level HE6. This programme adopts a blended style of learning and teaching including online delivery and engagement where appropriate.
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Last update: May 14, 2024

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