The modern day palliative care movement aims to help people live well in their last year of life and ultimately realize a good death. However, every day more than 150 thousand people die across the world and of those only a small minority receive palliative care services.
The free online course “Palliative Care: Making it Work” is for staff working in palliative care whether as part of their general role in hospices, hospital teams, care homes, community teams, third party organizations as well as those with an interest in palliative care such as patients and family caregivers.
Palliative Care: Making it Work – Course Content
In this course, you will learn how palliative care is managed in Europe and find out about best practice in delivering integrated palliative care. Topics covered include:
- The concept of palliative care and how it can be integrated with other types of care;
- How integrated palliative care is managed across five European countries;
- Real-life examples of best practice in delivering integrated palliative care;
- The best ways to care for people approaching the end of life.
Summary of Main Course Features
- Educator: Nancy Preston
- Publisher: Lancaster University
- Duration: 3 weeks x 3 hours per week
- Certificates available
- Start Date: 17 Oct 2016