Palliative Care 15 SCQF Credits Level 10

1. Overview

This course will enable you to make evidence informed decisions and lead on palliative care issues across the patient journey in community settings.

2. What you will study

  • The evidence related to palliative care and how this supports holistic needs assessment for the patient and their family.
  • The management and palliation of physical and psychological symptoms.
  • The therapeutic and supportive role of health and social care professionals in developing and leading care.
  • Partnership working with patients, carers and the wider team.
  • Professional and ethical issues in palliative care

3. How you will learn

The module is delivered online (including online chat, virtual classroom and discussion forums). Students will engage with directed and self-directed learning activities supported by the module team.

4. Entry Requirements

This module is suitable for registered nurses, midwives, health and social care professionals and other individuals who work with communities or with people palliative care needs, their families and/or carers.

Normally, applicants are expected to be able to demonstrate degree level study; however, if this is not the case, interested individuals are encouraged to make contact and discuss their circumstances.

5. Course Fees

For Academic Year 2017/2018

UK/EU Students

  • £600 .

International Students

  • £960 .

For Academic Year 2016/2017

UK/EU Students

  • £570 .

International Students

  • £930 .

For Academic Year 2015/2016

UK/EU Students

  • £570 .

International Students

  • £930 .

For Academic Year 2014/2015

UK/EU Students

  • £555 .

International Students

  • £900 .

For Academic Year 2013/2014

UK/EU Students

  • £540 .

International Students

  • £875 .

Disclaimer

Course fees are reviewed periodically and so are subject to change for new applicants. All tuition fees are fixed for the duration of a course at the rate confirmed in your offer letter. You will also be liable to pay a graduation fee of £40 before receiving a University award.

For further information see Student Finance pages

 

6. How to apply

For an application pack and more information, please contact nursingcpd@rgu.ac.uk

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15 SCQF Credits Level 10

Course Length

16 weeks

Mode of Attendance

Online

Academic School
School of Nursing and Midwifery
More Information:
Rachel Unwin Senior Lecturer
+44 (0)1224 26 2953