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“I don’t know what to say…”

16 Nov, 2021 1 day 10am-3pm

An introductory study day on communication skills for front line support staff

Virtual learning

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Advance Care Planning Reconsidered

29 Apr, 2021 1 day 10am-3pm

Study day details Advance care planning (ACP) is the process of discussing and planning ahead in anticipation of some deterioration…READ MORE

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

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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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Challenging conversations at end of life

16 Jun, 2021 2 days 10am-3pm

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

Cicely Saunders Society – Open Meetings

12 Jan, 2021 , 09 Mar, 2021 , 11 May, 2021 5.30pm to 7pm

Heart and Mind

FREE

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Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Community of Practice

01 Nov, 2021 6 sessions

For CBT practitioners

Compassionate Care with Namaste Training

25 May, 2021 1 day 10am-3pm

Namaste has traditionally been offered to people with advanced dementia. At St Christopher’s we have adapted this programme to include…READ MORE

Virtual learning

Connect with CARE webinar series

On demand

A series of four special webinars each introducing a new initiative or model which we believe will have a positive impact on the future of palliative and end of life care

FREE

Webinar On demand Virtual learning Watch again

COVID-19 Second Wave webinar series

On demand

Delivered by our team of experts to provide essential knowledge and skills

Free

Webinar On demand Virtual learning Watch again

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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)

21 Jun, 2021 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

14 Apr, 2021 , 15 Jun, 2021 Guided learning hours: 2 days with afternoon live virtual classroom 10am to 3pm live virtual classroom (with lunch break)

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

20 Apr, 2021 , 08 Jun, 2021 Guided learning hours: 3 days with afternoon live virtual classroom 10am to 3pm live virtual classroom (with lunch break)

A Hospice Education and Learning Partnership (HELP) Course

Virtual learning

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Lantern Model webinar series

On demand

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

Webinar On demand Virtual learning Watch again

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Fully booked - register your interest

Management Course for StRs and SAS Doctors in Palliative Medicine

10 May, 2021 4 days 9am to 5pm

The management course for StRs and SAS doctors in palliative medicine has been running since 2003, and we have now…READ MORE

Virtual learning

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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No Recourse to Public Funds Toolkit webinar

On demand

Join us for the launch of the ground-breaking guide, 'Do You See Us?'

FREE

Webinar On demand Virtual learning Watch again

Non-Medical Prescribers – Community of Practice

Regularly scheduled 10 sessions over 12 months

Annual Subscription Nov 2020 - Oct 2021

Virtual learning

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Palliative And End Of Life Care Foundations

Awaiting new date 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

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QELCA© Trainers CPD Series

10 Mar, 2021 , 14 Jun, 2021 10 March: 2-4.30pm
14 June: 9-11.30am

All registered QELCA© Trainers (those who have successfully completed the assignment and received certification from St Christopher’s) are required to attend at…READ MORE

Free for registered trainers

Virtual learning

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

08 Jun, 2021 , 05 Oct, 2021 4 half days TBC

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

Virtual learning

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Resilience webinar for those in South East London

20 May, 2021 4pm to 5pm

FREE

Webinar

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

Awaiting new date 5 days 9:00am to 5:00pm

Five day multi-disciplinary programme

Virtual learning

St Christopher’s Summer School

Awaiting new date 5 days 10.00 – 12.00 and 13.00 – 15.00 each day

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

Virtual learning

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Taking rehabilitation and wellbeing online

07 Dec, 2020 , 14 Dec, 2020 , 18 Jan, 2021 , 22 Feb, 2021 , 22 Mar, 2021 12pm - 1pm

We’re launching a series of monthly webinars for occupational therapists, physios and anyone involved in delivering rehabilitation and wellbeing in…READ MORE

Webinar Virtual learning

The Registered Managers Network meeting

19 May, 2021 10am to 12 noon

In conjunction with Skills for Care

Virtual learning

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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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    education@stchristophers.org.uk

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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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