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Aimed at existing nursing and health and social care professionals, this course explores best practice in end of life care. Focusing on the importance of multi-agency working, our experienced team aim to share the latest thinking around the support of individuals with progressive or chronic life threatening conditions.
Mode of Study:
University of Bolton
To be confirmed
High quality palliative and end of life care (EoLC) requires a pro-active, compassionate approach that is driven by research-based best practice, and continually strives to ensure person-centred, individualised care. This professional development course looks at all the issues involved, drawing on the long standing experience, expertise and up-to-date research skills of our team of health tutors.
If you’re a health or allied health and social care professional involved with the care of individuals with life limiting illnesses and end of life care, then this course is ideal.
We offer a systematic understanding and critical awareness of current problems and new insights in this field. We’ll support you to develop the theoretical knowledge and reflective abilities required so that you can deliver high quality physical, social, spiritual and psychological care to those nearing the end of life, and their families.
We’ll also focus on helping you develop a deeper understanding of the importance of inter-professional, multidisciplinary and multi-agency working as this is so crucial in the delivery of EoLC. Skills in this complex and sensitive area of contemporary health and social care are in increasing demand.
Where changes are made to material information contained in this course description or a decision is taken to suspend a course between the offer of admissions and enrolment, we will inform applicants at the earliest possible opportunity and will outline the various options available to the applicant.
Home students starting this course in the first year will be required to pay a Home fee of £800 for the academic year 2022/23.
Important note regarding tuition fees for the 2022-2023 academic year: EU nationals who meet residency requirements (have settled or pre-settled status) may be eligible for 'Home' fee status. If you do not meet these residency requirements, overseas fees will apply. Irish citizens living in the UK or Ireland will be eligible for 'Home' fee status under the Common Travel Area arrangement. Please read the student finance eligibility 2022-2023 policy on www.gov.uk for information.
The fees for a student's course of study will be set for the normal duration of that course subject only to inflationary increases – measured by the Consumer Price Index (CPI) recorded in March each year to take effect for subsequent start dates.
For details of how to apply for this course, please choose your status from the options below:
You may apply directly to the University using the University's online application form. Please select your chosen start date from the list below:
You should have to hand:
Details of the educational establishments you attended and dates
Your certificates for the qualifications you are using to gain entry to the course – you will need to enter the completion date and upload copies
Details of any employment history including name, address, dates and role
Personal statement – this can be either input into the relevant field or uploaded separately
Details including e-mail addresses of two referees, at least one of which should be someone who can provide an academic reference
Please make sure any documents you wish to upload in support of your application are in pdf or jpeg format. Personal statements may be word documents.
Please ensure your data is correct at each stage of the application before you proceed to the next page. If you use the back button at any time during the application, you should check the validity of the data you have already input.
If you experience difficulties during the application process, contact the Admissions Team on 01204 903394 or firstname.lastname@example.org
As an international student you are not allowed to study this course because of the restrictions on your visa.
We offer a wide range of full-time courses in lots of different subjects, many of our courses start in September and January. If you would like to see what courses are available please visit our Course Search.
|Level one||Coursework 50%, Practical exams 50%|
|Level one||Guided independent study 82%, Scheduled learning and teaching activities 18%|
The academic staff detailed above teach across a range of courses in this subject area and may not teach on this course specifically.
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