Have easier conversations with patients in their last year of life, to assist in advance care planning.
Our workshop will give you the skills to have conversations with your patients about their last year of life.
Having conversations about future care will give you an awareness of what is important to your patient and what options are acceptable to them.
CQC require advance care planning discussions to have been offered to patients identified as being in their last year of life and for these decisions to have been shared in the wider health and social care system.
You'll also participate in a practical session on:
You’ll benefit from this course as a nurse or other health professional who may need to call upon these skills in practice.
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.
Please ask your manager or Education Lead about available funding before you apply.
Short course continuing professional development (12 weeks)
Short course continuing professional development ()
October 2018, September
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