BSc Palliative and End of Life Care Module – Holistic Symptom Management and Palliative Care

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Part Time Study (Validated and Awarded by University of Chester)


Develop and Build

  • Your skills and knowledge in the care of people with life-limiting and advanced disease
  • Your Confidence and resilience


  • In a supportive Environment
  • Using different methods to suit your style
  • With the input of subject specialists

Apply Your learning to practice

  • Knowledge and skills to the benefit of your work, your team and your organisation

Individual modules can be completed for continuing professional development and funding may be available through Continuing Professional Development End of Life Partnership Grant. All modules will be mapped against the NHS KSF Core Dimensions and NICE Quality Standards – End of Life Care for Adults.


St Luke’s Cheshire hospice, Winsford, Cheshire, CW7 1BH


Funding may be available through the EoLP Continuing Professional Development Grant.

Application Forms and Funding Information

This module is available to professionals including health and social care and those working in related fields wishing to develop their knowledge and understanding of the key principles of symptom management in palliative care and improve the client/family experience.


  • Exploring the meaning of symptoms for the individual
  • Holistic approach to assessing and managing symptoms
  • Symptom assessment tools and frameworks
  • Exploring the physical, social, psychological and spiritual impact of symptoms
  • Communication and its impact on symptom management in palliative and end of life care
  • The role of the multi-disciplinary team in symptom management
  • Using reflection to examine personal and professional development in relation to symptom management within palliative care practices


15 Weeks

Taught input days

  • Wednesday 8 January 2020
  • Wednesday 22 January 2020
  • Tuesday 4 February 2020
  • Wednesday 19 February 2020
  • Wednesday 4 March 2020
  • Wednesday 11 March 2020


£580 per 20 credit module