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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 Education Centre, 17 Boswall Road, Edinburgh.

    Delivery:
    Face-to -face teaching supplemented by online learning.

    Fees:
    £540 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:
    This interdisciplinary, modular course is designed for all health and social care practitioners from all disciplines with a responsibility for patients and families in the palliative care phase of illness, whether you work in the community, care home, hospital or hospice setting. 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:
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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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