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Professional Development

Tel: +44 (0)117 32 81043, Option 1 for PD
followed by option: 1 for CHSS, 2 for CBAL or 3 for CATE

You can view, apply for and review your professional development courses here.

Enhancing Practice in Palliative Care for Children, Young People and Families


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

UZUY3L-20-3

Level

3

Fees

23-24 Non-Accredited 20 credits

£783.00

Unassessed

23-24 Accredited 20 credits

£1048.00

Assessed

Course Dates

Select course date below to see all attendance days and to apply.
If no course dates are shown below this could be due to high demand or no availability. If your course is being funded by your employer and they have bought places in advance you will need to contact them to be given the links to apply.

Course Dates

Course Information : CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS 21/02/24 (unless course already full). If the closing date has passed please contact us for availability. 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. Presentation Date: Submission Date: TBC Level 3 Summative assessment: Component A Presentation of a poster (10 mins) which applies core concepts of children's palliative care to a real (anonymised) or fictitious case of a child or young person with a life-limiting condition, supported by reference to the evidence base. Questions and answers following the presentation (5 mins). Please contact Lizzy Hoole, Module Lead, for further information about this course. NOTE: For parking on Glenside Campus, you will need to download a Parking Permit from the University - you will be able to do this once you have been registered on the University Student Information system.

Venue

GLENSIDE CAMPUS

Attendance days for the course

Wednesday - 06 March 2024GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 20 March 2024GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 03 April 2024GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 17 April 2024GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 01 May 2024GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00

Applications

University

Assessment

Presentation of a poster, 10 minutes for level 6 (undergraduate level); 15 minutes for level 7 (Masters level), which applies core concepts of children's palliative care to a real (anonymised) or fictitious case of a child or young person with a life-limiting condition, supported by reference to the evidence base. There will be a question and answer session following the presentation (5 minutes for level 6; 10 minutes for level 7).

Formative assessment will include group work that demonstrates understanding of children's palliative care, including reflective practice, self-assessment and giving feedback.

Campus

Glenside

Careers/further study

The level 6 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 level 7 module can contribute towards:

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

Content

Themes covered in the module syllabus typically include:

Psychosocial support throughout the palliative care journey

  • Accompanying families through grief, loss and bereavement from diagnosis to death and beyond
  • Understanding spiritual and cultural aspects of children's palliative care.
  • Support and advice on practical, social and emotional issues faced by families and staff at each stage.
  • Ethical and legal frameworks in children's palliative care including, but not limited to, best interest decisions such as safeguarding, the withholding or withdrawal of treatment.

Communication

  • Handling sensitive and complex information with the child, siblings and other family members.
  • Communication when senses and abilities are impaired
  • Recognising and responding to emotional distress with empathy.
  • Facilitating significant discussions including diagnosis, parallel planning, advance care planning, organ and tissue donation, withholding or withdrawal of treatment and transition.

Multidisciplinary holistic care

  • Referral pathways, criteria and access to services.
  • Providing collaborative and coordinated partnership working across a range of health, education, and social care settings, including NHS, social enterprise, private and voluntary sector organisations
  • The roles of members of the multidisciplinary team involved in assessing, planning, delivering and reviewing care across the life course and after death, including parallel planning, Team Around the Child meetings and the Child Death Overview Process.
  • Practice guidelines, polices and their role in informing palliative care delivery.

Collaborative working to promote quality of life

  • Working with children, families, and the multi-disciplinary team to monitor and manage symptoms.
  • Approaches to assessing, promoting and enriching quality of life, including complementary and music therapies, sensory activities, play and education.
  • The nature of the therapeutic role of practitioners in a palliative context, promoting self-care and maintaining boundaries.
  • Working together to support transition to adult services.

Course Director

Dr Antonia Beringer

Introduction

This 20 credit Enhancing Practice in Palliative Care for Children, Young People and Families module, taken at either level 6 or level 7, has been designed in collaboration with practice partners in children's palliative care. Our aim is to offer a course to professionals working with children and families with palliative care needs in any setting, that:

  • values and builds your existing knowledge and experience
  • explores the key issues facing children's palliative care practice
  • develops your academic skills and confidence
  • creates a supportive space in which sensitive issues can be discussed
  • encourages you to share ideas to take back into practice.

Course sessions will be offered by experts in the field from a range of practice and academic roles.

For more detail on the structure, content and how to apply, check out the further information below.

Key Facts

You may be able to study these modules at Level 6 (BSc level) or Level 7 (Masters level) depending on your academic circumstances. Please contact the CPD Team or the Module Leader for advice if you are unsure which level would be best for you.

Learning and Teaching

A variety of teaching methods will be used to facilitate learning in this module including:

  • seminars
  • workshops
  • presentations
  • directed and independent learning
  • case study discussion through action learning sets

The approach for this module is based upon the model of adult education. Teaching strategies that value your previous learning and placement experiences are applied throughout the module.

The module will be structured around facilitated seminars which will provide opportunities to share experience and consolidate learning.

Study facilities

The College of Health, Science and Society has an excellent reputation for the quality of its teaching and the facilities it provides.

Get a feel for the Health Professions facilities we have on offer here from wherever you are.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

You can also follow us on Twitter @UWEhasCPD.

Title

20 credit level 6 and level 7 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 pd@uwe.ac.uk


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Course Details


Course/Module Code

UZUY3M-20-M

Level

M

Fees

23-24 Non-Accredited 20 credits

£783.00

Unassessed

23-24 Accredited 20 credits

£1048.00

Assessed

Course Dates

Select course date below to see all attendance days and to apply.
If no course dates are shown below this could be due to high demand or no availability. If your course is being funded by your employer and they have bought places in advance you will need to contact them to be given the links to apply.

Course Dates

Course Information : CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS 21/02/24 (unless course already full). If the closing date has passed please contact us for availability. 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. Presentation Date: tbc Submission Date: TBC M level Summative assessment: Component A Presentation of a poster (15 mins) which applies core concepts of children's palliative care to a real (anonymised) or fictitious case of a child or young person with a life-limiting condition, supported by reference to the evidence base. Questions and answers following the presentation (15 mins). Please contact Lizzy Hoole, Module Lead, for further information about this course. NOTE: For parking on Glenside Campus, you will need to download a Parking Permit from the University - you will be able to do this once you have been registered on the University Student Information system.

Venue

GLENSIDE CAMPUS

Attendance days for the course

Wednesday - 06 March 2024GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 20 March 2024GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 03 April 2024GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 17 April 2024GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00
Wednesday - 01 May 2024GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 17:00

Applications

University

Assessment

Presentation of a poster, 10 minutes for level 6 (undergraduate level); 15 minutes for level 7 (Masters level), which applies core concepts of children's palliative care to a real (anonymised) or fictitious case of a child or young person with a life-limiting condition, supported by reference to the evidence base. There will be a question and answer session following the presentation (5 minutes for level 6; 10 minutes for level 7).

Formative assessment will include group work that demonstrates understanding of children's palliative care, including reflective practice, self-assessment and giving feedback.

Campus

Glenside

Careers/further study

The level 6 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 level 7 module can contribute towards:

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

Content

Themes covered in the module syllabus typically include:

Psychosocial support throughout the palliative care journey

  • Accompanying families through grief, loss and bereavement from diagnosis to death and beyond
  • Understanding spiritual and cultural aspects of children's palliative care.
  • Support and advice on practical, social and emotional issues faced by families and staff at each stage.
  • Ethical and legal frameworks in children's palliative care including, but not limited to, best interest decisions such as safeguarding, the withholding or withdrawal of treatment.

Communication

  • Handling sensitive and complex information with the child, siblings and other family members.
  • Communication when senses and abilities are impaired
  • Recognising and responding to emotional distress with empathy.
  • Facilitating significant discussions including diagnosis, parallel planning, advance care planning, organ and tissue donation, withholding or withdrawal of treatment and transition.

Multidisciplinary holistic care

  • Referral pathways, criteria and access to services.
  • Providing collaborative and coordinated partnership working across a range of health, education, and social care settings, including NHS, social enterprise, private and voluntary sector organisations
  • The roles of members of the multidisciplinary team involved in assessing, planning, delivering and reviewing care across the life course and after death, including parallel planning, Team Around the Child meetings and the Child Death Overview Process.
  • Practice guidelines, polices and their role in informing palliative care delivery.

Collaborative working to promote quality of life

  • Working with children, families, and the multi-disciplinary team to monitor and manage symptoms.
  • Approaches to assessing, promoting and enriching quality of life, including complementary and music therapies, sensory activities, play and education.
  • The nature of the therapeutic role of practitioners in a palliative context, promoting self-care and maintaining boundaries.
  • Working together to support transition to adult services.

Course Director

Dr Antonia Beringer

Introduction

This 20 credit Enhancing Practice in Palliative Care for Children, Young People and Families module, taken at either level 6 or level 7, has been designed in collaboration with practice partners in children's palliative care. Our aim is to offer a course to professionals working with children and families with palliative care needs in any setting, that:

  • values and builds your existing knowledge and experience
  • explores the key issues facing children's palliative care practice
  • develops your academic skills and confidence
  • creates a supportive space in which sensitive issues can be discussed
  • encourages you to share ideas to take back into practice.

Course sessions will be offered by experts in the field from a range of practice and academic roles.

For more detail on the structure, content and how to apply, check out the further information below.

Key Facts

You may be able to study these modules at Level 6 (BSc level) or Level 7 (Masters level) depending on your academic circumstances. Please contact the CPD Team or the Module Leader for advice if you are unsure which level would be best for you.

Learning and Teaching

A variety of teaching methods will be used to facilitate learning in this module including:

  • seminars
  • workshops
  • presentations
  • directed and independent learning
  • case study discussion through action learning sets

The approach for this module is based upon the model of adult education. Teaching strategies that value your previous learning and placement experiences are applied throughout the module.

The module will be structured around facilitated seminars which will provide opportunities to share experience and consolidate learning.

Study facilities

The College of Health, Science and Society has an excellent reputation for the quality of its teaching and the facilities it provides.

Get a feel for the Health Professions facilities we have on offer here from wherever you are.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

You can also follow us on Twitter @UWEhasCPD.

Title

20 credit level 6 and level 7 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 pd@uwe.ac.uk


Enquire

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

View courses