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Professional Development
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You can view, apply for and review your professional development courses in health and applied sciences here.

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

UZTR6Y-20-3

Level

3

Fees

19-20 Non-Accredited 20 credits

£710.00

Unassessed

19-20 Accredited 20 credits

£950.00

Assessed

Course Dates

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

Course Dates

Course Information : Submission date: 16th April 2020

Venue

DOROTHY HOUSE

The course is full, please select another available date or join the waiting list.

If you are already registered, clicking on the waiting list button will take you to the application form for you to complete and be added to the waiting list

Attendance days for the course

Thursday - 23 January 2020DOROTHY HOUSE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 30 January 2020DOROTHY HOUSE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 06 February 2020DOROTHY HOUSE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 13 February 2020DOROTHY HOUSE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 27 February 2020DOROTHY HOUSE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 05 March 2020DOROTHY HOUSE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 12 March 2020DOROTHY HOUSE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 19 March 2020DOROTHY HOUSE09:30 - 16:00
Course Dates

Course Information : Submission date: 30th July 2020

Venue

DOROTHY HOUSE

Attendance days for the course

Thursday - 07 May 2020DOROTHY HOUSE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 14 May 2020DOROTHY HOUSE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 21 May 2020DOROTHY HOUSE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 28 May 2020DOROTHY HOUSE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 11 June 2020DOROTHY HOUSE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 18 June 2020DOROTHY HOUSE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 25 June 2020DOROTHY HOUSE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 02 July 2020DOROTHY HOUSE09:30 - 16:00

Applications

University

Assessment

A 3000 word essay.

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
  • Professional Development Award

The Masters level module can contribute towards:

  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Awards

Content

Care management

  • Assessment and management of pain
  • Assessment and management of common symptoms including complementary approaches

Ethical and professional issues

  • Application of ethical principles
  • Decision making in end of life care including relevant legal issues
  • Multi-professional working
  • Support needs of health and social care practitioners
  • Working with diversity and difference

Contextual issues

  • Societal attitudes to death and dying
  • Policy directives and government guidance including Gold Standards Framework, end of life care pathways, preferred priorities of care

Psychosocial/social/spiritual

  • Impact of illness
  • Responding to loss and change
  • Issues related body image and sexuality
  • Spiritual and religious needs/care

Communication

  • Key skills in open and honest communication including breaking bad news
  • Responding to emotional distress

Course Director

Kathy Rogers

Introduction

The End of life care level 3 (UZTR6Y203) or Masters Level (UZTSAE20M) module will give you detailed knowledge and understanding of:

  • The principles of palliative care.
  • Awareness of issues concerned with difference and diversity in the context of end of life care.
  • Societal attitudes to death and how these may affect the provision of care.

The module will use a variety of approaches, which may include class-room based sessions, skills workshops, experiential learning, video analysis and tutorials.

Learning and Teaching

You will be able to:

  • Examine the context of end of life care and societal attitudes to death and recognising how these may affect the provision of care.
  • Demonstrate detailed knowledge and understanding of the principles of palliative care and how they underpin working with dying people and their carers.
  • Demonstrate comprehensive awareness of issues concerned with difference and diversity in the context of end of life care.
  • Evaluate models and frameworks for understanding loss and change for individuals with life limiting illness and their families and carers.
  • Explore the ethical and legal issues that may arise when caring for dying people.
  • Analyse a range of approaches to assessment.
  • Analyse a range of therapeutic interventions in response to the complex needs of individuals experiencing life limiting illness.
  • Appraise the key communication skills and support mechanisms that are required to respond effectively to the needs of dying people and their family and carers.
  • Appraise your own contribution to effective multi-professional working in relation to end of life care.
  • Appraise the role and function of multi-professional working in relation to the care of dying people, their families and carers.
  • Reflect on and take responsibility for own professional practice in relation to caring for dying people and those caring for them.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

You can also follow us on Twitter @UWEhasCPD.

Title

Level 3 and 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


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Course Details


Course/Module Code

UZTSAE-20-M

Level

M

Fees

19-20 Non-Accredited 20 credits

£710.00

Unassessed

19-20 Accredited 20 credits

£950.00

Assessed

Course Dates

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

Course Dates

Course Information : Submission Date: 16th April 2020

Venue

DOROTHY HOUSE

The course is full, please select another available date or join the waiting list.

If you are already registered, clicking on the waiting list button will take you to the application form for you to complete and be added to the waiting list

Attendance days for the course

Thursday - 23 January 2020DOROTHY HOUSE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 30 January 2020DOROTHY HOUSE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 06 February 2020DOROTHY HOUSE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 13 February 2020DOROTHY HOUSE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 27 February 2020DOROTHY HOUSE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 05 March 2020DOROTHY HOUSE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 12 March 2020DOROTHY HOUSE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 19 March 2020DOROTHY HOUSE09:30 - 16:00
Course Dates

Course Information : Submission Date: 30th July 2020

Venue

DOROTHY HOUSE

Attendance days for the course

Thursday - 07 May 2020DOROTHY HOUSE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 14 May 2020DOROTHY HOUSE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 21 May 2020DOROTHY HOUSE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 28 May 2020DOROTHY HOUSE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 11 June 2020DOROTHY HOUSE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 18 June 2020DOROTHY HOUSE09:30 - 16:00
Thursday - 25 June 2020DOROTHY HOUSE09:00 - 16:00
Thursday - 02 July 2020DOROTHY HOUSE09:30 - 16:00

Applications

University

Assessment

A 3000 word essay.

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
  • Professional Development Award

The Masters level module can contribute towards:

  • MSc Specialist Practice (District Nursing)
  • MSc Advanced Practice
  • Professional Development Awards

Content

Care management

  • Assessment and management of pain
  • Assessment and management of common symptoms including complementary approaches

Ethical and professional issues

  • Application of ethical principles
  • Decision making in end of life care including relevant legal issues
  • Multi-professional working
  • Support needs of health and social care practitioners
  • Working with diversity and difference

Contextual issues

  • Societal attitudes to death and dying
  • Policy directives and government guidance including Gold Standards Framework, end of life care pathways, preferred priorities of care

Psychosocial/social/spiritual

  • Impact of illness
  • Responding to loss and change
  • Issues related body image and sexuality
  • Spiritual and religious needs/care

Communication

  • Key skills in open and honest communication including breaking bad news
  • Responding to emotional distress

Course Director

Kathy Rogers

Introduction

The End of life care level 3 (UZTR6Y203) or Masters Level (UZTSAE20M) module will give you detailed knowledge and understanding of:

  • The principles of palliative care.
  • Awareness of issues concerned with difference and diversity in the context of end of life care.
  • Societal attitudes to death and how these may affect the provision of care.

The module will use a variety of approaches, which may include class-room based sessions, skills workshops, experiential learning, video analysis and tutorials.

Learning and Teaching

You will be able to:

  • Examine the context of end of life care and societal attitudes to death and recognising how these may affect the provision of care.
  • Demonstrate detailed knowledge and understanding of the principles of palliative care and how they underpin working with dying people and their carers.
  • Demonstrate comprehensive awareness of issues concerned with difference and diversity in the context of end of life care.
  • Evaluate models and frameworks for understanding loss and change for individuals with life limiting illness and their families and carers.
  • Explore the ethical and legal issues that may arise when caring for dying people.
  • Analyse a range of approaches to assessment.
  • Analyse a range of therapeutic interventions in response to the complex needs of individuals experiencing life limiting illness.
  • Appraise the key communication skills and support mechanisms that are required to respond effectively to the needs of dying people and their family and carers.
  • Appraise your own contribution to effective multi-professional working in relation to end of life care.
  • Appraise the role and function of multi-professional working in relation to the care of dying people, their families and carers.
  • Reflect on and take responsibility for own professional practice in relation to caring for dying people and those caring for them.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

You can also follow us on Twitter @UWEhasCPD.

Title

Level 3 and 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