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Advance Care Planning Reconsidered

14 Sep, 2022 1 day 10am-3pm

A study day for all health and social care professionals to learn more about this essential element of end of life care and to reflect and build on their interpersonal communication skills.

Online learning

Advanced Assessment in Enhancing Palliative Care Practice

10 days This course will not run in the academic year of 2022/23

This course is run in partnership with King’s College London and aims to facilitate the personal and professional development of…READ MORE

FREE

Advanced Syringe Driver & Drugs Skills Workshop 

20 Sep, 2022 , 21 Feb, 2023 2 hours 2pm-4pm

Advanced syringe driver management and drugs commonly used in palliative care

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Behaviour that Challenges Us

18 Oct, 2022 2 hour workshop 2-4pm

Understanding why people living with dementia become distressed

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Care Home Day

13 Jul, 2022 2 hours 11am - 1pm

Join us for this free jam-packed event and meet more of your fellow care homes

Care of Wounds in Palliative Care Workshop

04 Oct, 2022 2 hours 2pm to 4pm

Wound care management and holistic symptom control at the end of life

Community of Practice for Health Care Assistants (HELP Care Home Partners)

26 Jul, 2022 2 hours 2pm to 4pm

For HELP Care Home Partners

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Discover Hospice Care Taster Day

05 Jul, 2022 9.30am - 4pm

If you're a nurse or nursing associate, come and join us for a taster day, jam-packed with experiences of every facet of the array of services and opportunities at St Christopher’s

FREE

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ECHO sessions for care homes in South East London and Croydon

Regularly scheduled

For care homes in South East London and Croydon

Free for care homes in South East London and Croydon
Commissioned by South East London and Croydon CCGs

End of Life Care for people living with advanced dementia

29 Jun, 2022 , 23 Nov, 2022 , 02 Feb, 2023 One, two or three days (flexible) 10am-3pm

A three day course looking at various topics associated with the end of life for people living with advanced dementia and their carers

End of life update for GPs

Awaiting new date Half Day: 1pm-5pm

This interactive afternoon for GPs in training and qualified GPs, features case studies and panel discussions and is complemented by a full set of resources on our online learning platform

Online learning

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Foundations of Palliative Care

16 May, 2022 24 hours (18 hours on organisation of services + 6 Hours of optional clinical sessions) over four days

Foundations of Palliative Care is an online introductory course in Palliative Care by the team which has been successfully running…READ MORE

Friday visits

26 Aug, 2022 , 30 Sep, 2022 , 28 Oct, 2022 Half day 9.30am-1pm (registration from 9.15am)

2022 professional and public visits now available

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I don’t know what to say!

22 Jun, 2022 1 day 10am-3pm

An introductory study day to help you communicate with people who are experiencing heightened emotions

Online learning

Introduction to holistic palliative care assessment skills workshop

19 Apr, 2022 2 hours 2pm to 4pm

Physical, psychosocial and spiritual assessment in palliative care

Introduction to Syringe Drivers Workshop

13 Sep, 2022 2 hours 2pm-4pm

The use of syringe drivers in palliative and end of life care. This course will provide an introduction to the essential skills and key components of syringe drivers.

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Lantern Model Programme

31 Mar, 2023 Programme runs until 31 March 2023 - still open to join (bespoke catch up session available)

Join exclusive membership programme and benefit from bespoke session

Online learning

Lantern Model webinar

Webinar from November 2021

Focusing on the Lantern Model, the first new model of palliative and end of life care nursing for 30 years

Webinar On demand Watch again

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Fully booked - register for our waiting list

Motor Neurone Disease: Power in Partnership

16 Sep, 2022 1 day conference 9.30am - 4.30pm

One day conference at St Christopher's CARE covering latest research and hearing from patients and carers living with MND

Mouth care at the end of life – skills workshop

01 Nov, 2022 2 hours 2-4pm

The holistic approach to mouth care interventions at the end of life

MSc, Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate in Palliative Care

Regularly scheduled

Highly praised by the United Kingdom Quality Assurance Agency

Multi-Professional Academy (MPA)

10 Oct, 2022 5 days, 9am - 5pm

Looking forward: Hospice Care fit for the future

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Newly Qualified Nurses’ Community of Practice

26 Sep, 2022 2 hours 4-6pm

You can still join our virtual Community of Practice for newly qualified nurses which has a focus on the principles of palliative and end of life care, providing opportunities for shared learning, continuous development and pastoral support

Free for Newly Qualified Nurses

Online learning

Non-Medical Prescribers – Community of Practice

13 Jan, 2022 , 10 Feb, 2022 , 14 Apr, 2022 , 23 Jun, 2022 , 08 Sep, 2022 , 10 Nov, 2022 , 12 Jan, 2023 7 live sessions and 6 self-study sessions over 12 months

An online monthly community of practice to support Nurses and Allied Health Care Professionals who are non-medical prescribers working in palliative and end of life care.

Online learning

Nurse Verification of Expected Adult Death

On demand Approximately 1 hour

This hour-long online course, available to download any time, with accompanying written resource, is designed to help all nurses working in any setting, feel more confident performing this task.

On demand Online learning

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One Day Principles and Practice of Palliative and End of Life Care for Health and Social Care Assistants

22 Nov, 2022 1 day 10am to 3pm (face to face event)

This one-day course for HELP partners provides Health and Social Care Assistants working in Care Homes with the essential building blocks to support residents and their families at the end of life.

Opportunities for Spiritual Care in Contemporary End of Life

03 Nov, 2022 1 day conference

This conference will bring together people from diverse disciplines and interest groups to explore the nature and focus of spiritual…READ MORE

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Palliative And End Of Life Care Foundations

09 May, 2022 5 days 9am-5pm

Standalone module at Level 6 (degree) or optional module for the post-qualification BSc programme for registered nurses

Online learning

Palliative and End of Life Care Symptom Management

Awaiting new date 6 days January 2022

Applications Student Services Centre (SSC), Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King’s College London, James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57…READ MORE

Principles and Practice of Palliative and End of Life Care for Health and Social Care Assistants

13 Sep, 2022 , 15 Nov, 2022 2 days with live online sessions 10am to 3pm live online

This two-day course provides Health and Social Care Assistants working in any setting with the essential building blocks to support patients and their families at the end of life

Online learning

Principles and Practice of Palliative and End of Life Care for Registered Nurses, Nursing Associates and Allied Health Professionals

06 Sep, 2022 , 08 Nov, 2022 3 days with live online sessions 10am to 3pm live online (with lunch break)

This three-day course provides nurses and Allied Health Professionals working in any setting with the essential building blocks to support patients and their families at the end of life

Online learning

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Quality End of Life Care for All (QELCA)©

On demand Mututally-convenient dates by arrangement

This is a Hospice Education and Learning Partnership (HELP) Course with Five-day course at St Christopher’s followed by six work-based…READ MORE

Quality End of Life Care for All (QELCA©) Train the Trainer Programme

Awaiting new date 4 half days

Background People are living longer with complex comorbidities resulting in significant challenges for many healthcare systems around the world. Focusing…READ MORE

Online learning

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Reaching the Forgotten

22 Sep, 2022 1 day conference 9.30am to 4.30pm

One day conference on building partnerships to support people who are homeless and at risk of falling through the gaps

Rehabilitative Palliative Care Webinars

12 Sep, 2022 , 19 Oct, 2022 , 18 Nov, 2022 , 15 Dec, 2022 Times vary - see individual webinar details

Introducing a Model of Holistic Rehabilitative Palliative Care

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Sensitive conversations at end of life

12 Oct, 2022 2 days 10am-3pm

Communication skills for professionals including advance care planning

Online learning

Skills for Care Registered Managers Network Meeting

05 Oct, 2022 2 hours 10am to 12pm

In conjunction with Skills for Care for Care Homes Registered Managers

St Christopher’s Young Change-Makers (previously Summer School)

20 Jul, 2022 3 days

Focus on Changing End of Life Experiences: A programme for young people

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Teach with CARE – improve your teaching practice

20 Sep, 2022 , 24 Jan, 2023 4 days

A four day course for Health and Social Care Professionals who wish to improve their teaching practice

Too little too late? Inequalities and Social justice in end of life care

12 Sep, 2022 2.5 hours (Free) 2pm to 4:30pm

What is inequality? How does it impact every part of our lives, from cradle to grave, and then beyond, to future generations?

FREE

Webinar

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Virtual Community of Practice for Activity Coordinators (HELP Care Home Partners)

15 Sep, 2022 2 hours 2pm to 4pm

For HELP Care Home Partners

Online learning

Virtual Community of Practice for Clinical Leads and Registered Nurses (HELP Care Home Partners)

20 Oct, 2022 2pm to 4pm

For HELP Care Home Partners

Online learning

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Working in Childhood Bereavement

9 months (commencing September 2021)

A unique nine-month programme designed to support people experienced at working with bereaved children and their families to take their practice to the next level, linking theory to practice and providing the tools for those looking to develop or extend services

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Why our education programme?

We have a well-established programme of high quality, cutting-edge, specialist palliative care education, designed for those working in the UK and internationally.
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Education is at the heart of St Christopher’s mission to promote and provide hospice care of the highest standards.
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