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Palliative Care Practice PGCert

Bangor University

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  • Qualification

    Postgraduate Certificate

  • Location

    Bangor University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

This programme builds upon existing theoretical perspectives and research evidence underpinning applied health and social care practice in the field of palliative and end of life care. It critically examines current theory, practice and policy in order to advance appropriate approaches to palliative care from the disciplines of specialist and generalist perspectives. It will include contemporary approaches to palliative care grounded in actual practice and in harmony with reality

Patients expect palliative care services to be of the highest quality and to be well coordinated in whichever area they choose to be cared for i.e. hospital, home, care home or hospice. In order to support and staff to provide excellent palliative care, this programme has been developed in partnership with St David’s Hospice, Llandudno, with expert staff who can share their experiences and knowledge in the field of palliative care.

Education and lifelong learning are key to delivering a workforce with the right skills, knowledge and attributes to support the delivery of excellent patient care. This post graduate programme will provide healthcare practitioners to deliver services which prioritise the palliative care requirements of both the patients and their families. Practitioners who complete this programme will exit with enhanced skills and confidence, and their employability and career opportunities will be greater within this specialist and demanding area of practice. The programme will enable the individual to develop graduate, lifelong learning skills such as critical thinking, problem solving and the use and of evidence based practice to enhance current professional and academic skills; this in turn will develop transferable skills which will enhance the employability of the registered professional overall.

Tuition fees

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£ 16,500per year

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University information

Bangor University

  • University League Table

    72nd

  • Campus address

    Bangor University, Bangor (Wales), LL57 2DG, Wales

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    26th out of 72 4

    83rd out of 83 9

  • Entry standards

    / Max 201
    129 65%

    37th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    99 99%

    16th

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    56th

    3
  • Entry standards

    / Max 177
    102 59%

    77th

    43
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50 50%

    81st

    1
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.01 80%

    44th

    25

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