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Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care (CPD)

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THIS COURSE HAS BEEN DEVELOPED IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ST COLUMBA’S HOSPICE, EDINBURGH.

Entry Requirements:
All applicants must:

  • be registered health or social care practitioners with the appropriate authority or have evidence of health/ social care qualifications

  • have responsibility for patients and families in the palliative care phase of illness.

  • This course can be accessed by practitioners with or without a first degree.

    Outcomes:
    Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care.

    Duration:
    Part-time: 1.5 - 4 years

    Start Date:
    There will be intakes in September and January each year.

    Location/Attendance:
    All the modules will be taught at the St Columba’s Hospice Centre for Education and Research, 17 Boswall Road, Edinburgh.

    Delivery:
    Blended with ace-to -face teaching and online learning.

    Fees:
    £560 per 20 credit module.

    ILA:
    N/A

    Fee Waiver:
    N/A

    Application:
    Online application via QMU website

    Professional Registration:
    This course does not provide professional registration.

    Course Details:
    The Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care is an interdisciplinary, part time, modular course which aims to ensure health and social care practitioners can contribute to the quality of life of patients and their families. The course is relevant to health and social care professionals working in adult, children or neonatal services, in either hospital, community, care home or hospice settings. In line with current strategic directions, this course will address the palliative care needs of people with cancer and non-malignant disease. The course comprises three 20 credit modules at Scottish Credit and Qualification Framework level 9.

    Modules

  • Anticipating and Responding to Pain and Symptoms in Palliative Care (N3607)

  • Care for the Patient and Family in Palliative Care (N3608)

  • Using Person-Centred Communication Skills in Palliative Care (N3615)
  • Structure:
    This course is modular. You can choose to study for the award of Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care or use the academic credit towards generic degree completion. Individual modules can be studied for Continuing Professional Development.

    Subject Homepage:
    Visit the Nursing homepage

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    for further information, including application process, please contact:
    Janice Logan Lecturer in Palliative Care/ Programme Leader St Columba’s Hospice Education Centre.
    +44 (0)131 551 7710

    jlogan@stcolumbashospice.org.uk


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