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Due to concerns about the Coronavirus and in light of guidance received from the World Health Organisation and the UK Government, we have taken the difficult decision to cancel several of our upcoming education events. Find out more

EXTERNAL EVENT: "Total Pain" : Cicely Saunders and the History of Emotions

23 Jul 2020 5:30pm – 6:30pm | ONLINE | FREE
An online talk by Joseph Wood on Cicely Saunders and the history of end of life care. Hosted by the Royal College of Nursing.
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Advance Care Planning

30 Sep, 2020 1 day 9:30am to 4:00pm

A Hospice Education and Learning Partnership (HELP) course

Advance Care Planning and Coordinate My Care webinar for GPs

24 Jun, 2020 1 hour 2-3pm

Part of the End of Life Care Webinar series in relation to Covid-19 for GPs

Webinar Virtual learning

Advanced Assessment in Enhancing Palliative Care Practice

20 Jan, 2020 10 days

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

Affiliated Care Homes Programme – update for Care Homes webinar

22 Jun, 2020 1 hour 2-3pm

Part of the End of Life Care Webinar series in relation to Covid-19 for care homes (including mental health and learning disabilities) in the South East London and Croydon area

Webinar Virtual learning

Anticipatory Prescribing webinar for GPs

30 Jun, 2020 1 hour 2-3pm

Part of the End of Life Care Webinar series in relation to Covid-19 for GPs

Webinar Virtual learning

Applied Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

20 Jan, 2021 6 days from January 2021 to July 2021 9.30am-4.30pm (registration from 9.00am)

CBT skills for professionals working with patients with long-term conditions and end of life care

Award in Awareness of End of Life Care – City & Guilds Level 2 & 3

02 Mar, 2020 9.30am to 4.30pm (registration from 9am)

Improve end of life care through better understanding

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Bite Size Virtual Learning Package: Care Homes and Care at Home Services

On demand Access for 3 months to on demand content

On demand virtual learning delivery of bite size sessions

On demand Virtual learning Bite Size

Bite Size Virtual Learning Package: Doctors

On demand Access for 3 months to on demand content

On demand virtual learning delivery of bite size sessions

On demand Virtual learning Bite Size

Bite Size Virtual Learning Package: Nurses and Allied Health Professionals

On demand Access for 3 months to on demand content

On demand virtual learning delivery of bite size sessions

On demand Virtual learning Bite Size

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Autumn/Winter 2020 - register your interest

Challenging conversations at end of life

Awaiting new date 2 days 9.30am to 4.30pm

Communication skills for professionals including advance care planning

Childhood Bereavement Programme

01 Sep, 2021

Working in Childhood Bereavement courses from St Christopher’s Candle and Hospice UK, accredited by Middlesex University

Commonly Used Anticipatory Medications webinar for care homes

29 Jun, 2020 1 hour 2-3pm

Part of the End of Life Care Webinar series in relation to Covid-19 for care homes (including mental health and learning disabilities) in the South East London and Croydon area

Webinar Virtual learning

Compassionate Care with Namaste Training

Awaiting new date 1 day 9.30am-5.30pm (Registration from 9am)

New virtual learning experience coming soon

Virtual learning

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Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation webinar for GPs

18 Jun, 2020 1 hour Approximately 45 minutes

Part of the End of Life Care Webinar series in relation to Covid-19 for GPs

Webinar

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Facing Death Creatively conference

Awaiting new date 1 day conference 9.30am-6.30pm (Registration from 9.00am)

Death and Diversity: Exploring Creative Equality and Inclusion

Foundations in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

06 Oct, 2020 3 days 9.30am-4.30pm (registration from 9am)

Essential knowledge and skills

Postponed: virtual tours coming soon

Friday visits for professionals

Regularly scheduled Half day 9.30am-1pm (registration from 9.15am)

Postponed: virtual tours coming soon

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Introduction to End of Life Care Course for Health and Social Care Assistants

29 Sep, 2020 , 12 Oct, 2020 , 25 Nov, 2020 , 09 Dec, 2020 , 20 Jan, 2021 , 09 Feb, 2021 , 10 Mar, 2021 Guided learning hours: 2 days with afternoon live virtual classroom 1-5pm live virtual classroom

During the pandemic, this course is delivered virtually

Virtual learning

Introduction to End of Life Care for Registered Nurses, Nursing Associates and Allied Health Professionals

15 Sep, 2020 , 22 Oct, 2020 , 03 Nov, 2020 , 01 Dec, 2020 , 12 Jan, 2021 , 23 Feb, 2021 , 23 Mar, 2021 Guided learning hours: 3 days with afternoon live virtual classroom 1-5pm live virtual classroom

During the pandemic, this course is delivered virtually

Virtual learning

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POSTPONED

Management Course for StRs and SAS Doctors in Palliative Medicine

Awaiting new date 5 days 9am to 5pm

In light of coronavirus, we have taken the difficult decision to postpone this course. If you would like to be…READ MORE

Motor Neurone Disease: The Annual Conference

01 Jul, 2021 1 day conference 9.30am-4.30pm (registration from 8.45am)

Rescheduled for July 2021

MSc, Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate in Palliative Care

29 Jun, 2020 , 08 Feb, 2021 , 19 Apr, 2021

Highly praised by the United Kingdom Quality Assurance Agency

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Online booking coming soon

Non-Medical Prescribers – Community of Practice

Regularly scheduled 10 sessions over 12 months

Annual Subscription Oct 2020 - Sep 2021

Virtual learning

Non-medical prescribing in palliative care during Covid-19 webinar

19 May, 2020 2-3.30pm

Missed this webinar? Our Annual Study Day for Independent Nurse and Pharmacist Prescribers in Palliative Care is taking place on…READ MORE

Free

Webinar Virtual learning

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Palliative And End Of Life Care Foundations

01 Oct, 2020 9am-5pm

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

Virtual learning

Awaiting dates

Palliative and End of Life Care Symptom Management

Awaiting new date 6 days

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

Autumn/Winter 2020 - register your interest

Palliative Care Study Day for Registered Nurses

On demand 1 day 9.30am-5pm (registration from 9am)

This free study day offers the opportunity for registered nurses to learn about the principles and practices of palliative and…READ MORE

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Quality End of Life Care for All (QELCA)©

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

16 Sep, 2020 4 days 9am-12noon

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

Virtual learning

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Re-use of medicines in care homes webinar

01 Jun, 2020 1 hour

Part of the End of Life Care Webinar series in relation to Covid-19 for care homes (including mental health and learning disabilities) in the South East London and Croydon area

Webinar

Recognising Dying and Last Days of Life webinar for care homes

08 Jun, 2020 Approximately 45 minutes

Part of the End of Life Care Webinar series in relation to Covid-19 for care homes (including mental health and learning disabilities) in the South East London and Croydon area

Webinar

Registered Managers Network in partnership with Skills for Care

11 Jun, 2020 Begins at 10.30am

'Supporting those on the frontline through Covid-19 and beyond'

Webinar Virtual learning

Rising to the Challenge in Nursing webinar series

On demand

Webinar series

FREE

Webinar On demand Virtual learning Watch again

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St Christopher’s Multi-Professional Academy

19 Oct, 2020 5 days 9:00am to 5:00pm

Five day multi-disciplinary programme

Virtual learning

St Christopher’s Summer School 2020

08 Jul, 2020 , 22 Jul, 2020 5 days 10.00 – 12.00 and 13.00 – 15.00 each day

Focus on End of Life Care: A programme for young people

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Virtual Learning: Nurse Verification of Expected Adult Death

On demand Approximately 1 hour

On demand virtual learning delivery

On demand Virtual learning

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