The COVID-19 pandemic brought into sharp focus the importance of end of life care, across all settings.
This three-day introduction provides all registered nurses, nursing associates and allied health professionals, with the essential building blocks to support patients and their families at the end of life, in the community, acute hospitals, primary care, hospices, prisons and care homes.
Attendees will have the opportunity to discuss, evaluate and increase their knowledge, skills and confidence in relation to end of life care.
This is course consists of three in-person days at St Christopher’s CARE in Sydenham, London.
You will be provided with access to our Online Learning Platform which will be available for three months for you to view resources from the course.
What will I learn?
On completion of this course you will:
- Have increased confidence and skills in end of life care
- Be aware of national and local resources and services available
- Explore barriers and difficulties that may be encountered at a personal, professionals and service level
- Develop communication skills and confidence to deal with challenging questions around dying
- Develop skills in symptom and pain control
- Identify areas for development within your own practice and apply learning from the course to optimise those areas.
On completion of the course you will receive a certificate of attendance.
Who is it for?
This course is aimed at all Registered Nurses, Nursing Associates and Allied Health Professionals working in any setting.
Attendees from the November 2023 course gave this feedback:
“[The teachers] were very knowledgeable and delivered the training with utmost passion for the course.”
“Very knowledgeable and was very helpful. Has changed my mindset of palliative care.”
“Keep up the good work in imparting knowledge that will have a great impact on how professionals give care.”
We also run a two-day course for health and social care assistants.
Supported by visiting lecturers and clinicians