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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    University of Huddersfield

  • Study mode

    Part time

  • Start date

    05-SEP-22

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

About the course

This course is aimed at professionals who are working in the field or have a particular interest in palliative and end of life care, as well as those working with individuals living with life limiting illnesses. It provides you with the opportunity to consolidate and enhance your knowledge and understanding of effective palliative and end of life care.

  • The course is aligned with the End of Life Core Skills Education and Training Framework (NHS England)
  • It has been developed in partnership with Kirkwood hospice.
  • Learning will be focussed upon enhancing your knowledge, skills and the essential attributes required to drive high quality care for individuals with palliative care needs, whilst also encompassing the care and support of families and those important to them in a variety of health and social care settings.

Throughout your studies emphasis will be placed upon the holistic assessment of the individual and the development of management plans from which optimum end of life care can be delivered. Legal and ethical requirements will also be examined within the context of end of life care and their implications for practice.

Placements

Although it is not compulsory, we recommend that you attend a short placement in order to broaden the depth of your learning and experience. It will also support your application of theory to practice.

Career support

The course will help to prepare you to provide competent compassionate care to people with life limiting illnesses and at the end of life in preparation for specialist roles in palliative and end of life care.

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University information

University of Huddersfield

  • University League Table

    53rd

  • Campus address

    University of Huddersfield, Queensgate, Huddersfield, Kirklees, HD1 3DH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    23rd out of 77 5

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    133 63%

    29th

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99.0 99%

    11th

    5
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    43rd

    30

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