Principles & Practice in Palliative & End of Life Care

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  • Length: 4 days
  • Suitable for: Registered Nurses & Allied Health Professionals who support patients/residents in the last 12 months of life in all settings including community, primary care, care homes and acute hospitals.
  • Delivered: Face to face at the EOLP End of Life Care Education Hub at Spring Farm Business Centre, Moss Lane, Minshull Vernon, Crewe, CW1 4RJ
  • Price: Places are fully funded for staff in East Cheshire and Cheshire West and Chester local authority areas. 

Session Overview

This course will:

  • Familiarise you with the concepts of palliative care
  • Introduce the “Priorities of Care”
  • Define Advance Care Planning and how you may contribute to this
  • Develop your communication skills & confidence in having difficult conversations with patients/residents and those important to them
  • Explore common symptoms, the causes, effects, assessment & management
  • Cover concepts & theories relating to loss, grief & bereavement
  • Increase your awareness of the concept of resilience



All days are mandatory and from 9:00 to 16:15

  • Tuesday 27 February 2024
  • Monday 4 March 2024
  • Wednesday 13 March 2024
  • Wednesday 20 March 2024
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