Palliative Care (3hrs)

First Response Training
Delivery Method: Face-to-face


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The Level 2 Award in Palliative Care provides learners an understanding of the principles of Palliative Care.

At First Response Training we can provide face-to-face, classroom-based courses inhouse at your premises or venue of your choice, open courses at our public venues and a range of e-learning, distance learning and webinar courses, as well as blended learning solutions.

By the end of this course learners will:

  • Understand the need for palliative care
  • List the terms used in palliative care and understand their meanings
  • Describe effective strategies for assisting service users who need palliative care
  • Understand the holistic approach of palliative care
  • Be able to ensure Comfort, Dignity and Empathy in their care practice
  • Understand death and the grieving process

Course syllabus:

  • Definition of Palliative Care
  • Best practice in Palliative Care, Gold Standards Framework
  • Teamwork in Palliative Care
  • Communication and breaking bad news
  • Meeting psychological needs
  • Dignity in palliative care
  • Assessing and controlling pain
  • Managing other symptoms
  • Last days and hours
  • Death and its effects

Certificate title: Level 2 Award in Palliative Care

Certificate validity: 3 years

Dates available on arrangement

First Response Training can also create this course for you on arrangement at your workplace.

Onsite course, delivered at your own venue to a group of up to 12 delegates. With a team of 100 trainers located across the country, no additional expenses are applied for travel. All courses are fully inclusive of certification, personal account management, refresher reminders, administration, and access to your own secure client portal.
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