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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

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 : Please note that there are a total of 8 study days of which 5 are attendance days, 1 is a presentation day and 2 are self-directed study days. Submission Date: To be confirmed by module leader. Presentation Date: 20th May 2020.

Venue

GLENSIDE CAMPUS

Attendance days for the course

Wednesday - 04 March 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday - 18 March 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday - 01 April 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday - 15 April 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday - 29 April 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday - 20 May 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00

Applications

University

Assessment

The assessment strategy will test your ability to critically analyse your practice in palliative care and develop critical thinking and application of these principles in working with children, young people and families in a range of settings.

Formative assessment:

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

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).

Campus

Glenside

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

Themes covered will 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 module 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

Hosted by UWE Bristol at Glenside Campus, 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

This module is available at either undergraduate level 3 (UZUY3L-20-3) or Masters level (UZUY3M-20-M).

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

Explore the fantastic facilities at UWE Bristol's Glenside Campus on this short YouTube clip.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

You can also follow us on Twitter @UWEhasCPD.

Title

20 credit level 3 (undergraduate) 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

UZUY3M-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 : Please note that there are a total of 8 study days of which 5 are attendance days, 1 is a presentation day and 2 are self-directed study days. Submission Date: To be confirmed by module leader. Presentation Date: 20th May 2020.

Venue

GLENSIDE CAMPUS

Attendance days for the course

Wednesday - 04 March 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday - 18 March 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday - 01 April 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday - 15 April 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday - 29 April 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00
Wednesday - 20 May 2020GLENSIDE CAMPUS09:00 - 16:00

Applications

University

Assessment

The assessment strategy will test your ability to critically analyse your practice in palliative care and develop critical thinking and application of these principles in working with children, young people and families in a range of settings.

Formative assessment:

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

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).

Campus

Glenside

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

Themes covered will 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 module 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

Hosted by UWE Bristol at Glenside Campus, 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

This module is available at either undergraduate level 3 (UZUY3L-20-3) or Masters level (UZUY3M-20-M).

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

Explore the fantastic facilities at UWE Bristol's Glenside Campus on this short YouTube clip.

Telephone

+44 (0)117 32 81158

You can also follow us on Twitter @UWEhasCPD.

Title

20 credit level 3 (undergraduate) 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