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“I don’t know what to say…”

1 day course | 23 Jun, 2020

An introductory course on communication skills for front line support staff
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Advance Care Planning

1 day | 30 Sep, 2020

A Hospice Education and Learning Partnership (HELP) course
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Advanced Assessment in Enhancing Palliative Care Practice

10 days | 20 Jan, 2020

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

Annual Study Day for Independent Nurse and Pharmacist Prescribers in Palliative Care

1 day course | 17 Sep, 2020

Exploring some of the latest thinking and best practice around prescribing for prescribers
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Applied Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

6 days from September 2020 to January 2021 | 08 Sep, 2020

CBT skills for professionals working with patients with long-term conditions and end of life care
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Award in Awareness of Dementia: City & Guilds Level 3

3 days | Date TBC

Improve dementia care through better understanding
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Award in Awareness of End of Life Care – City & Guilds Level 2 & 3

02 Mar, 2020

Improve end of life care through better understanding
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Challenging conversations at end of life

2 days | 11 Mar, 2020 15 Jul, 2020

Communication skills for professionals including advance care planning
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Childhood Bereavement Programme

Date TBC

Working in Childhood Bereavement courses from St Christopher’s Candle and Hospice UK, accredited by Middlesex University
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Compassionate Care with Namaste Training

1 day | 11 May, 2020 08 Jun, 2020 07 Jul, 2020 15 Sep, 2020

New virtual learning experience coming soon
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Facing Death Creatively conference

1 day conference | 20 Nov, 2020

Online booking coming soon

Death and Diversity: Exploring Creative Equality and Inclusion
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Foundations in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)

3 days | 06 Oct, 2020

Essential knowledge and skills
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Friday visits for professionals

Half day | Regularly scheduled

Postponed: virtual tours coming soon

Postponed: virtual tours coming soon
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Introduction to End of Life Care Course for Health and Social Care Assistants

2 days | 14 May, 2020 03 Jun, 2020 08 Jul, 2020 29 Sep, 2020 25 Nov, 2020 09 Dec, 2020

This is a Hospice Education and Learning Partnership (HELP) Course with This two day introduction to End of Life Care…READ MORE

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

3 days | 19 May, 2020 23 Jun, 2020 08 Sep, 2020 15 Sep, 2020 03 Nov, 2020 01 Dec, 2020

A new virtual learning course
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Management Course for StRs and SAS Doctors in Palliative Medicine

5 days | Date TBC

POSTPONED

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

1 day conference | 03 Jul, 2020

POSTPONED UNTIL 2021
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MSc, Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate in Palliative Care

Date TBC

2020 date and booking information coming soon

Highly praised by the United Kingdom Quality Assurance Agency
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Nurse Verification of Expected Death

2 hours | 06 May, 2020 12 Oct, 2020

New virtual learning experience coming soon
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Palliative And End Of Life Care Foundations

5 days over 2 months | 11 May, 2020

Standalone module at Level 6 (degree) or optional module for the post-qualification BSc programme for registered nurses
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Palliative and End of Life Care Symptom Management

6 days | 27 Feb, 2020

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

Palliative Care Study Day for Registered Nurses

1 day | Date TBC

2020 date and booking information coming soon

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)©

Date TBC

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

2 days | 13 May, 2020 15 Oct, 2020

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

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Rising to the Challenge in Nursing webinar

Date TBC

Due to concerns about Covid-19 and in light of guidance received from the World Health Organisation and the UK Government,…READ MORE

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St Christopher’s Multi-Professional Academy

5 days | 19 Oct, 2020

Five day multi-disciplinary programme
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The Level 3 Certificate in Assessing Vocational Achievement (CAVA)

Date TBC

The opportunity to develop and improve your practice whilst achieving a professional qualification in assessment
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The Summer School and Young Adult Volunteer Programme

5 days | 29 Jun, 2020 20 Jul, 2020

Begin your career in health care with St Christopher's Summer School
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Virtual Learning Courses

Various | Date TBC

Learn at your own pace
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Working with Bereaved Children and Young People

3 hour session | 10 Jul, 2020 18 Nov, 2020

This half day workshop aims to give the participants an understanding of the issues for bereaved children and young people….READ MORE

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    education@stchristophers.org.uk

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Learning at St Christopher’s

St Christopher's Education
Our programme

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.
Studying here

Why St Christopher's?

Education is at the heart of St Christopher’s mission to promote and provide hospice care of the highest standards.
How we educate

Why our way of learning

Resources
Including the Namaste toolkit

Library and bookshop
Containing material on all aspects of palliative care, death and bereavement

Other helpful information

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