Content and Modules
What will I study?
Critical evaluation of research, reflection and a holistic approach to care will be threaded throughout the module.
Module introduction and assessment issues.
Philosophies /principles of child/ young people palliative care.
Challenges to providing palliative care for this client group.
Role of the interprofessional team.
Frameworks of care delivery.
Communication, interactions/ interventions packages of care.
Rights, responsibilities, consent issues of children/young people.
Ethical, legal and professional issues.
End of life care.
Models of loss/death.
Bereavement / support.
Self -awareness/ personal support.
Maintaining professional and personal boundaries.
How will I be assessed?
A presentation (15 minutes) demonstrating a critical awareness of the palliative care services offered/ developed within the student’s area of practice. (50% weighting).
Word equivalent: 2,000 words
Submission: Towards the end of the semester in which the module is taught.
If you are already registered on a diploma or degree programme it is advisable to inform your course leader that you will be undertaking this module. This will enable your course leader to undertake the vital task of tracking your academic journey.