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“I don’t know what to say…”

22 Jun, 2022 1 day 10am-3pm

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

Online learning

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Advance Care Planning Reconsidered

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

FREE

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Care Home Day

13 Jul, 2022 11am - 1pm

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

Care of Wounds in Palliative Care Workshop

19 Jul, 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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Dementia programme

Awaiting new date

A new programme to help you to better understand and support people with dementia at the end of life

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 Three days 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

Online learning

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

17 Jun, 2022 , 29 Jul, 2022 , 26 Aug, 2022 , 30 Sep, 2022 , 28 Oct, 2022 Half day 9.30am-1pm (registration from 9.15am)

2022 visit dates now confirmed

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Introduction to Compassionate Care with Namaste

28 Apr, 2022 1 day 10am-3pm

A study day covering all the key elements of this multi-dimensional programme designed to improve and enrich the lives of all, including people living with dementia

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

14 Jun, 2022 , 20 Sep, 2022 , 21 Feb, 2023 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 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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MSc, Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate in Palliative Care

Regularly scheduled

Highly praised by the United Kingdom Quality Assurance Agency

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Newly Qualified Nurses’ Community of Practice

24 May, 2022 , 20 Jun, 2022 , 25 Jul, 2022 Monthly Varies (Tuesday 24 May 6 - 8pm)

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

12 Jul, 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.

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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

Power in partnership: Joining the dots of MND care

16 Sep, 2022 9.30am - 4.30pm

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

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

14 Jun, 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

07 Jun, 2022 , 19 Jul, 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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Rehabilitation in Palliative Care: Contemporary Opportunities

01 Jul, 2022 9:30am - 4:30pm

Direction, influence and practice

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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 Meetings

30 Jun, 2022 10am to 12.30pm

In conjunction with Skills for Care for Care Homes Registered Managers

Online learning

St Christopher’s Multi-Professional Academy

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

Five day multi-disciplinary programme

Online learning

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

18 Jul, 2022 5 days

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

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Teach with CARE

20 Sep, 2022 , 24 Jan, 2023 4 days

“Teach with CARE has been developed to secure quality end of life education for the future. Learners will develop teaching…READ MORE

The Future of Dying: Creating a Network for Change

21 Jun, 2022 09:30 - 13:15 GMT

Half day virtual conference building on the Lancet Commission Report on the Value of Death

The Lantern Model Programme

06 Apr, 2022 12 months

Brand new one-year membership programme, starting in April

Online learning

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

24 May, 2022 2pm to 4pm

For HELP Care Home Partners

Online learning

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

09 Jun, 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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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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