Principles of Palliative Care

Continuing Professional Development (short course)

St Helena Hospice - Colchester

12 weeks

Module code: MOD001956

Module level: 6

Module credits: 30 credits

Number of places: 40


Explore the core principles of palliative care and learn the skills you need to deliver holistic, palliative and end of life care as part of a multi-disciplinary team.

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Full description

Who should attend?

The module will be especially relevant to you as a registered healthcare professional working in a care home, hospital or hospice setting, but is aimed at all carers working with those approaching the end of life.


St Helena Hospice, Colchester

All days 9.30am - 4.00pm
2, 9, 16 & 23 February 2017
2, 9, 16, 23 & 30 March 2017
6, 20 & 27 April 2017

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

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For more information about fees, please enquire with our CPD Admissions Team. Call 01245 686868 or email

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

Contact details

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Sue Griffith or Claire Dalling
01206 851 560 or

CPD Admissions Team
01245 686868

Entry requirements

To access this course, you will be a registered or unregistered health or social care provider (such as a nurse, healthcare assistant or allied health professional).

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