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Principles of End of Life Care

Course Overview

This qualification aims to help you identify, develop and formally recognise your knowledge and skills surrounding the care of patients, friends and families during this sensitive and emotionally demanding time of life principles of end of life care.

You will complete the following units:

Unit 1: Understanding how to work in end of life care

Unit 2: Care planning in end of life care

Unit 3: Understand how to provide support to manage pain and discomfort

Unit 4: Understand end of life care and dementia

Unit 5: Understanding the role of the care worker in time of death

Unit 6: Understand loss and grief in end of life care

This course is aimed for individuals who are supporting individual at the end of their life in a work or personal capacity. This course works well with the Dementia course and Equality and Diversity course available.

In addition to the skills you will develop throughout your distance learning programme you will also develop a range of transferable skills including communication skills, time management and digital skills.

If you are seeking employment, UCQ can support you in developing employability skills to help you progression into work or volunteering, providing advice and support in job search, application form and CV completion and interview preparation.

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Course Information

Title: Principles of End of Life Care

   Duration: Up to 10 weeks, however, flexible to meet individual need.  

   Upon successful completion of a programme, students will achieve the TQUK Level 2 qualification (601/5336/2)

  Transferable skills developed will include:

  • Communication skills
  • Literacy skills
  • Using technology
  • Problem solving
  • Personal motivation and organisation skills
  • Research

   Start date are flexible; students can enrol throughout the year and study at a time and place to suit their circumstances.

  Each student will receive a dedicated tutor who will provide regular remote delivery supported by a paper-based study guides and online assessment.

   Study Format: Paper-based study guide; tutorials; work activity; assessment and robust feedback.

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