This 20 credit module, which can be taken at degree or masters level, enables you to develop a critical and reflective approach to caring for those living and dying with a life-limiting condition, promoting quality, dignity and choice in end of life care and palliative care services. You will learn to demonstrate enhanced levels of enquiry and critical appraisal of end of life and palliative care practice.
This module is appropriate for all health and social care practitioners in a variety of settings. It focuses on the core skills, knowledge and competencies required to support those who are at end of life care or have a life limiting illness. National frameworks and the legal, ethical and professional issues are also explored. The importance of providing coordinated care by working with multi-professional / multi-agency teams, in partnership with patients and their family/carers is also addressed.
You will have the opportunity to engage in a number of different learning perspectives by participating in problem based learning in small groups, lead lectures and e-learning.