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Communication Skills in Supportive and End of Life Care


Courses

Please select the level of study you wish to apply for. Level M indicates that you wish to study at Masters level, and Levels 1-3 indicate that you wish to study at Degree (Undergraduate) level.

Course Details


Course/Module Code

UZTR3X-20-3

Level

3

Fees

20-21 Non-Accredited 20 credits

£746.00

Unassessed

20-21 Accredited 20 credits

£998.00

Assessed

Course Dates

Under the start date is shown: all attendance days and Apply for this course.

Course Dates

Course Information : CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS 06/05/21 PLEASE NOTE: once your application status is showing as registered, it will take up to 5 working days for your login details for MyUWE to be issued by email. Please only contact us if you have not received after this time Submission Date: 12th August 2021.

Venue

ST PETERS HOSPICE

Attendance days for the course

Thursday - 20 May 2021ST PETERS HOSPICE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 27 May 2021ST PETERS HOSPICE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 10 June 2021ST PETERS HOSPICE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 17 June 2021ST PETERS HOSPICE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 24 June 2021ST PETERS HOSPICE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 01 July 2021ST PETERS HOSPICE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 08 July 2021ST PETERS HOSPICE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 15 July 2021ST PETERS HOSPICE09:30 - 16:00

Applications

University

Assessment

You will be asked to complete a 1,500 word assignment based on a clinical incident relating to communication issues incorporating analysis and appraisal of relevant theories and concepts. This is a practice-focused assessment that requires you to apply your knowledge and self-appraisal of communication skills through transcribing of a critical discourse from your practice within the context of supportive and end of life care.

Formative feedback will be given by facilitators throughout the module and there will be opportunity for peer led discussion of assignment planning. A dedicated assignment support session is included in the module timetable.

Careers/further study

The Level 3 module can contribute towards:

  • BSc(Hons) Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • BSc(Hons) Health and Social Care
  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Masters Apprenticeship - Advanced Clinical Practice
  • Professional Development Award

The Masters level module can contribute towards:

  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Masters Apprenticeship - Advanced Clinical Practice
  • Professional Development Awards

Content

The module syllabus covers:

  • Overview of communication processes and theory, with practical application of communication skills - active listening, reflecting, paraphrasing, summarising and probing.
  • Psychosocial responses to acute and long term life threatening conditions including cultural perspectives
  • Approaches to support individuals experiencing emotions including anger and sadness
  • Barriers to listening, to include physical, professional, and personal perspectives
  • Recognition and assessment of information needs of those with life threatening conditions, their families and carers
  • Frameworks for sharing of significant and bad news
  • Communication skills within the context of multidisciplinary and inter-professional working
  • Ethical and professional Issues to include: boundary setting, consent and confidentiality, models for reflection and critical analysis of practice, and consideration of support/supervision.

Course Director

Kathy Rogers

Entry Requirements

Evidence of learning at level 2 or equivalent.

Introduction

This 20 credit level 3 (UZTR3X203) or Masters level (UZTR7R20M) module aims to develop your knowledge, skills and attitude necessary to communicate sensitively, effectively and in a purposeful manner with individuals and those close to them in the context of supportive and end of life care.

On successful completion of this module, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of psychosocial responses to acute and life limiting illness.
  • Demonstrate understanding of communication skills and approaches,with application to achieve best practice.
  • Critically analyse communication skills and support mechanisms usedin supporting individuals experiencing loss, change and psychosocial issues.
  • Critically evaluate evidence which informs learning regarding own communication processes.
  • Appraise and reflect upon own communication skills and the potential influence of such skills when supporting patient and family centred care in a range of complex situations.
  • Identify key communication skills, qualities and attributes that are significant in making an effective response to individual's needs.

Study facilities

You'll have access to a range of online facilities to support your learning, including the University Library which is open 24 hours a day.

The Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences has an excellent reputation for the quality of its teaching and the facilities it provides.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

You can also follow us on Twitter @UWEhasCPD.

Title

20 credit level 3 or Masters level module


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Course Details


Course/Module Code

UZTR7R-20-M

Level

M

Fees

20-21 Non-Accredited 20 credits

£746.00

Unassessed

20-21 Accredited 20 credits

£998.00

Assessed

Course Dates

Under the start date is shown: all attendance days and Apply for this course.

Course Dates

Course Information : CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS 06/05/21 PLEASE NOTE: once your application status is showing as registered, it will take up to 5 working days for your login details for MyUWE to be issued by email. Please only contact us if you have not received after this time Submission Date: 12th August 2021.

Venue

ST PETERS HOSPICE

Attendance days for the course

Thursday - 20 May 2021ST PETERS HOSPICE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 27 May 2021ST PETERS HOSPICE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 10 June 2021ST PETERS HOSPICE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 17 June 2021ST PETERS HOSPICE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 24 June 2021ST PETERS HOSPICE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 01 July 2021ST PETERS HOSPICE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 08 July 2021ST PETERS HOSPICE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 15 July 2021ST PETERS HOSPICE09:30 - 16:00

Applications

University

Assessment

You will be asked to complete a 1,500 word assignment based on a clinical incident relating to communication issues incorporating analysis and appraisal of relevant theories and concepts. This is a practice-focused assessment that requires you to apply your knowledge and self-appraisal of communication skills through transcribing of a critical discourse from your practice within the context of supportive and end of life care.

Formative feedback will be given by facilitators throughout the module and there will be opportunity for peer led discussion of assignment planning. A dedicated assignment support session is included in the module timetable.

Careers/further study

The Level 3 module can contribute towards:

  • BSc(Hons) Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • BSc(Hons) Health and Social Care
  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Masters Apprenticeship - Advanced Clinical Practice
  • Professional Development Award

The Masters level module can contribute towards:

  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Masters Apprenticeship - Advanced Clinical Practice
  • Professional Development Awards

Content

The module syllabus covers:

  • Overview of communication processes and theory, with practical application of communication skills - active listening, reflecting, paraphrasing, summarising and probing.
  • Psychosocial responses to acute and long term life threatening conditions including cultural perspectives
  • Approaches to support individuals experiencing emotions including anger and sadness
  • Barriers to listening, to include physical, professional, and personal perspectives
  • Recognition and assessment of information needs of those with life threatening conditions, their families and carers
  • Frameworks for sharing of significant and bad news
  • Communication skills within the context of multidisciplinary and inter-professional working
  • Ethical and professional Issues to include: boundary setting, consent and confidentiality, models for reflection and critical analysis of practice, and consideration of support/supervision.

Course Director

Kathy Rogers

Entry Requirements

Evidence of learning at level 2 or equivalent.

Introduction

This 20 credit level 3 (UZTR3X203) or Masters level (UZTR7R20M) module aims to develop your knowledge, skills and attitude necessary to communicate sensitively, effectively and in a purposeful manner with individuals and those close to them in the context of supportive and end of life care.

On successful completion of this module, you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of psychosocial responses to acute and life limiting illness.
  • Demonstrate understanding of communication skills and approaches,with application to achieve best practice.
  • Critically analyse communication skills and support mechanisms usedin supporting individuals experiencing loss, change and psychosocial issues.
  • Critically evaluate evidence which informs learning regarding own communication processes.
  • Appraise and reflect upon own communication skills and the potential influence of such skills when supporting patient and family centred care in a range of complex situations.
  • Identify key communication skills, qualities and attributes that are significant in making an effective response to individual's needs.

Study facilities

You'll have access to a range of online facilities to support your learning, including the University Library which is open 24 hours a day.

The Faculty of Health and Applied Sciences has an excellent reputation for the quality of its teaching and the facilities it provides.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

You can also follow us on Twitter @UWEhasCPD.

Title

20 credit level 3 or Masters level module


Click here to ask us a question about this course. Please include your full name with your question. If required, please let us know if you want us to add you to the future dates mailing list. Alternatively you may email us directly at has.cpd@uwe.ac.uk


Enquire

To view all CPD courses offered by UWE Bristol, please select (click on) the box below

View courses