Pain and Symptom Management in Palliative Care

Continuing Professional Development (short course)

St Helena Hospice - Colchester

12 weeks

Module code: MOD002002

Module level: 7

Module credits: 30 credits

Number of places: 40


Learn about pain and symptom management in the context of palliative and end of life care and enhance your skills in the management of pain and the relief of symptoms. Gain a better understanding of pharmacological intervention. Help patients and their families to achieve a better quality of life, through the analysis and effective management of pain and the relief of symptoms.

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Full description

Who should attend?

If you work in a palliative care setting, or any other clinical and/or supportive care environment, involved with end-of-life care, this module will be of benefit to you.


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Where you'll study

Your faculty

The Faculty of Health, Social Care & Education is the largest provider of health, social care and education courses in the East of England, with over 6,000 students from more than 20 countries.

With 95% of our students finding full-time employment within six months of graduating, you can be sure that our courses have been designed with your career in mind. We’ve been educating nurses, midwives and social workers for over 25 years.

At the cutting edge of research, we offer a range of internationally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses taught by friendly, supportive and experienced staff. With over 150 research students across our three doctoral programmes (PhD; DProf and EdD), we provide the multi-disciplinary perspective and potential for academic debate that reflects our position as a leader in practitioner-focused and practice-led research studies.

Designed to enhance your learning experience, our facilities include state-of-the-art simulated skills laboratories that mirror real-life clinical situations and UK hospital wards. Our students also benefit from our Early Childhood Research and Resource Centre; a space in which they can experiment with equipment and play activities.

You’ll study in an exciting, modern faculty which has strong links with regional, national and international organisations, including healthcare trusts, social services, local and regional authorities, schools and academic institutions.

Your enthusiasm. Our passion. Your best foot forward.

Where can I study?

Fees & funding

Course fees

30 Credits (Level 7)


If you require NHS contract funding, please speak to your manager before applying.

Contact details

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Bridget Moss or Claire Dalling
01206 851560 or

CPD Admissions Team
01245 686868

Entry requirements

To access this course, you will be a registered practitioner working with patients with advanced disease and/or at the end of their life in any clinical and/or supportive care setting.

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