Palliative Care and End of Life Care
This two module course will give you effective end of life care training and an understanding of palliative care. The course explores what palliative and end of life care are, and how they work together to create a much improved patient experience.
It looks at the different aspects to such care, including spiritual, emotional and physical needs and how effective planning can make delivery of this care more credible and effective. The course discusses the importance of palliative care and end of life care in ensuring the patient’s quality of life is as high as possible and tailored to their individual wishes.
On completion of the course, you will automatically get a certificate, along with your name, CPD hours, the date and learning objectives.
Once you’ve completed this palliative care education course, you’ll have a knowledge of:
- What palliative care and end of life care are
- How palliative care works alongside end of life care
- When each type of care starts in a patient’s illness journey
- How to increase a patient’s quality of life during the illness and towards the end of life
- Addressing spiritual and emotional needs
- Supporting the family
- Managing the symptoms and pain of the illness or treatment
- How to communicate effectively with the patient and family
- Advance care planning
- Principles of Palliative Care
- End of Life Care
4 reviews for Palliative Care and End of Life Care
Well set out and easy to use.
Good, thought provoking course covering an important topic.
I found it helpful to be able to learn at home in my own time.
I found this subject very moving. I have an immense respect for palliative care workers.
I liked the fact that you can complete at your own speed and pace.
The content was also appropriate and easy to use for this level.
I found this course sad, but uplifting and helpful I would definitely recommend it to other people.
I found it very easy to follow and I liked the quiz questions to test my knowledge.
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