Introduction to Palliative Care Course for Health Care Assistants & Support Workers
Course date8 January 2016
Course Times09:30 - 16:00
This course is a two day course run on the 8th January and 15th January. Both days must be attended.
Who is the course for?
Health Care Assistants & Support Workers
This two day introduction to palliative care provides the learner with the knowledge and skills required to provide high quality care to patients in the palliative phase of their illness.
Participants will explore the meaning of palliative care and their role in the holistic assessment of patients.
Topics will also include the non-medical management of common symptoms, effective communication skills, advance care planning, bereavement care and the importance of reflection.