End of Life & Palliative Care

The course is aimed at candidates wishing to improve their knowledge in end of life care. The course is aimed at first level nurses, however, can be adapted for care staff.

Duration: 3.5-6 hours dependent on needs

Course Content

  • What is end of life care?
  • Person-centred care
  • Pain
  • Syringe drivers
  • Communication
  • Personal cares
  • Care after death¬†
  • Verification of death

Assessment Method: Competency document for verification of death.

Learning Outcomes: On completion of the course, candidates will have the knowledge and skills to provide holistic end of life care for people.

Jude TurnerEnd of Life & Palliative Care