Content and Modules
What will I study?
Critical evaluation of research, reflection and a holistic approach to care will be threaded throughout the module.
Principles of Palliative Care.
Holistic assessment incorporating physical, psychological, social and spiritual.
Principles of effective communication.
Psychological and emotional needs.
Multidisciplinary team working.
Resilience and strategies for symptom management.
End of life care and dying well.
Resolving symptoms which can be cured.
Common palliative care emergencies.
Care infrastructure to support patient choice.
Promotion of patient independence.
Support for family and carers.
Evidence based practice.
How will I be assessed?
A service user case study (anonymous), critically exploring the care of a person with identified palliative care needs. This must demonstrate a critical analysis of the care delivered using a palliative care approach.
The study should reflect the individual practitioner’s input to the care of the service user and the family.
Word Limit 4000 words
Location of study: Ipswich
Dates of attendance:
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