This course will develop your knowledge and skills in a way which helps you to bring together theory and practice in the field of palliative and end of life care. The course aims to provide you with an award that will give you the necessary professional values, communication and interpersonal skills for caring for this client group, through developing your knowledge and understanding in the areas of symptom management, dealing with loss and grief, and the development of enhanced communication skills, all of which contribute to effective decision making in delivering specialist palliative and end of life care.
The course has been designed to enable you to develop the specialist knowledge and skills to provide safe and effective palliative and end of life care to individuals with a life limiting progressive illness whilst supporting their significant others. The education and training team delivering the programme will prepare you to practice in the 21st century by developing your skills to meet the needs of individuals requiring holistic palliative and end of life care in a variety of clinical care settings.
Successful completion of this award will enable you to progress your studies to the Honours degree in Palliative and End of Life Care.