Palliative and End of Life Care Symptom Management

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  • Awaiting new date
  • 6 days - February 2025 booking will open in September

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Palliative and End of Life Care Symptom Management

This course has been developed in collaboration with Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King’s College London (KCL).

Application is via:
Student Services Centre (SSC), Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King’s College London
James Clerk Maxwell Building, 57 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8WA

Telephone 020 7848 4698
Email nightingale@kcl.ac.uk

For all courses including this one please visit the King’s College London website:
Nursing, Midwifery & Palliative Care (kcl.ac.uk)

Direct link to this course is here, however please note the application portal does not open until September 2024.

What will I learn?

This module aims to equip nurses to provide active holistic palliative care to patients with advanced progressive illness. It considers the role of the nurse in symptom management and the provision of physical, psychological, social and spiritual support in order to achieve the best possible quality of life for patients and their families.

Who is it for?

This course has been developed in collaboration with Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King’s College London (KCL) and can be taken as a 15-credit module at either level 6 or level 7. It is suitable for RNs working in any setting. However, it may be more applicable to those specialising in palliative care.

What will the course look like?

This module aims to equip nurses to provide active holistic palliative care to patients with advanced progressive illness. It considers the role of the nurse in symptom management and the provision of physical, psychological, social and spiritual support in order to achieve the best possible quality of life for patients and their families.

Teaching is provided by a combination of nurse lecturers from the university and by clinicians from St Christopher’s. It will run over two three-day blocks and will be assessed by a written assignment.

The first three days will be held at KCL, Waterloo Campus, and the remaining three days are held at St Christopher’s Hospice, Sydenham.

Course tutors

Course Leader: Karen Gillett Lecturer, King’s College London
Florence Nightingale School of Nursing and Midwifery, King’s College London, 57 Waterloo Road, London SE1 8WA
Telephone 020 7848 3741
Email karen.gillett@kcl.ac.uk

BSc Programme Lead: Lorraine Robinson Principal Lecturer, King’s College London

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Learning at St Christopher’s

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.

Why St Christopher’s?

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

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