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Education calendar

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

SEPTEMBER 2021

Non-Medical Prescribers – Community of Practice

10 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.

Compassionate Care with Namaste Training

1 day

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

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

3 days with live online sessions

20-22 July, 14-16 September

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

Working in Childhood Bereavement

16 Sept 2021 to June 2022

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

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

2 days with live online sessions

15-16 June, 22-23 September

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

Registered Managers Network Meetings

In conjunction with Skills for Care for Care Homes Registered Managers

Advance Care Planning Reconsidered

1 day

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.

OCTOBER 2021

Non-Medical Prescribers – Community of Practice

10 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.

Sensitive conversations at end of life

2 days

6 to 7 October 2021

Communication skills for professionals including advance care planning

Frailty and End of Life: It’s time to act

1 day conference

Register your interest

Frailty and End of Life. Will you take action?

NOVEMBER 2021

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) Community of Practice

6 sessions

November 2021 - exact date to be confirmed

For CBT practitioners

Facing Death Creatively conference

1 day conference

REGISTER YOUR INTEREST and CALL FOR SUBMISSIONS

A one-day conference, featuring special keynote speaker Michael Rosen, to explore ways in which creative arts provide support and facilitate meaning at the end of life – as exemplified during the pandemic

“I don’t know what to say…”

1 day

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

Managers Network Meetings

For Care Homes Registered Managers of HELP Care Home Partners

DECEMBER 2021

JANUARY 2022

Registered Managers Network Meetings

In conjunction with Skills for Care for Care Homes Registered Managers

FEBRUARY 2022

MARCH 2022

Managers Network Meetings

For Care Homes Registered Managers of HELP Care Home Partners

Dates by arrangement

See course for details MSc, Postgraduate Diploma and Postgraduate Certificate in Palliative Care
Mutually-convenient dates by arrangement Quality End of Life Care for All (QELCA)
Mutually-convenient dates by arrangement Visitor and Clinical Placement Programme
   

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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

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