Palliative and End of Life Care: Management of Symptoms in Advanced Disease

Continuing Professional Development (short course)

Cambridge

12 weeks

Module level: 6 and 7

Module credits: 30 credits

This module will be delivered in the Arthur Rank Hospice by specialist palliative care practitioners and educators

A start date has not been confirmed yet, so please register your interest by emailing cpd@anglia.ac.uk and we'll be in touch as soon as applications are open.

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Overview

Understand the various causes and management of symptoms and learn how to communicate sensitively about end of life concerns. Our course will enable you to provide high-quality, holistic end of life care and to know when specialist input is required.

Full description

Who should attend?

You'll be a healthcare practitioner involved with caring for adults who are approaching the end of their life and also supporting their families. The course is relevant to a variety of settings, including care homes, hospitals, hospices or the community.

Dates

A start date has not been confirmed yet, so please register your interest by emailing cpd@anglia.ac.uk and we'll be in touch as soon as applications are open.

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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?

Cambridge
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Fees & funding

Course fees

30 Credits (Level 6)

£2,312

30 Credits (Level 7)

£1,350

Contact details

Lorna O'Reilly

01223 695344
lorna.o'reilly@anglia.ac.uk

CPD Admissions Team

01245 687141
admissionscpd@anglia.ac.uk

Entry requirements

You'll be a healthcare practitioner involved with caring for adults who are approaching the end of their life and also supporting their families. The course is relevant to a variety of settings, including care homes, hospitals, hospices or the community.

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