Palliative Care Development Programme 2024 (PCDP) | The Hospice of St. Francis

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Palliative Care Development Programme 2024 (PCDP)

Thursday 1st February 2024 to Thursday 25th April 2024
The Hospice of St Francis HP4 3GW

Who should attend:

Nurses, Allied Health Professionals (AHP's), Associate Practitioners and GP's who provide palliative care and rehabilitation and  wish to develop a good foundation in palliative care clinical practice

Please whilst the courses are loaded

I have widened my approach within different aspects within palliative care.  I have shared these resources with my team so a greater learning experience and improved patient practice is achieved

Course attendee (2022)

Dates for the 8 Day Course:

  • Thursday 1 February 2024 09:30-16:00
  • Thursday 8 February 2024 14:00-16:00
  • Thursday 29 February 2024 14:00-16:00
  • Thursday 7 March 2024 14:00-16:00
  • Thursday 21 March 2024 14:00-16:00
  • Thursday 28 March 2028 14:00-16:00
  • Thursday 18 April 2024 14:00-16:00
  • Thursday 25 April 2024 14:00-16:00

Venue: 

Day 1 face to face at The Hospice of St Francie HP4 3GW or virtual via Zoom if unable to attend in person.  All other days virtual via Zoom

Course Fee: £200

Course Structure:

Each of the 8 days includes a recommended 4 hours of self-directed learning (from provided materials) in the morning, although this study can be done at any time during the week if it suits your schedule better.  The afternoon comprises a 2 hour interactive and reflective session with experienced palliative care clinicians

Content:

This 8 day programme offers a learning opportunity to enable trained staff in all settings to develop and sustain their ability to care for people who are living with life threatening illness.

Its core content is based on Health Education England (HEE) 2019 End of Life Care Learning Outcomes and includes a focus on:

  • Communication Skills
  • Assessment and Care Planning - Holistic Person Centred Care
  • Symptom Management - including care in the last days of life
  • Advance Care Planning
  • Underpinning Values of Palliative Care
  • Knowledge about Palliative Care - including loss and bereavement
  • Leadership and collaboration - Quality of Life and Living well with Life Limiting Conditions
  • Developing Self and others - looking at resilience
  • Improving Quality and Developing Practice - completing a work-based action plan

Student Outcomes:

  • Pre and post course outcome framework completion
  • Accessing recommended learning and attendance at reflective webinars
  • Two pieces of reflection
  • Completion and presentation of work-based action plan
  • Completion of a personal achievement summary

How do I book?

For enquiries and to book please contact our education team.

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