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This Palliative Care course teaches how to care for people with life-limiting illnesses. It covers identifying illness stages, holistic assessment, and end-of-life experiences. It explores ethics and decision-making. Suitable for healthcare professionals, caregivers and those interested in the subject.

Course Price:
Original price was: £194.00.Current price is: £19.99.
Course Duration:
2 hours, 9 minutes
Total Lectures:
6
Total Students:
20
Average Rating:
4.5

Overview

This course on Palliative Care provides an in-depth understanding of the principles and practices of providing care to individuals with life-limiting illnesses. It covers the importance of recognising the stage of illness and the holistic assessment of patient needs. The course also explores the healing journey at the end of life, including the psychological, social, and spiritual aspects of the patient experience.

Additionally, the ethical aspects of palliative care, including end-of-life decision-making, are examined. Students will gain valuable knowledge and skills in providing compassionate care to those in need, including the management of symptoms and communication with patients and their families. This course is suitable for healthcare professionals, caregivers, and anyone interested in learning more about palliative care.

What Will You Learn?

  • The fundamental principles and practices of palliative care
  • How to identify the stage of illness in patients with life-limiting conditions
  • How to conduct a holistic assessment of patient needs, including physical, psychological, social, and spiritual aspects
  • How to provide compassionate care to patients at the end of life and support their healing journey
  • The ethical aspects of palliative care, including end-of-life decision-making and advanced care planning
  • Strategies for managing symptoms and improving the quality of life for patients and their families
  • Communication skills that are essential for effective collaboration with patients, families, and interdisciplinary teams
  • How to provide culturally sensitive care that respects the patient's beliefs, values, and preferences.

Who Should Take The Course

The course in Palliative Care is intended for healthcare professionals, such as doctors, nurses, social workers, psychologists, and other allied health professionals, who are involved in caring for individuals with serious illnesses, including those approaching the end of life.

It may also be beneficial for caregivers, family members, and individuals who have experienced the loss of a loved one and wish to better understand the palliative care approach. The course aims to equip participants with the necessary knowledge and skills to provide compassionate, holistic care to patients with serious illnesses, including pain and symptom management, psychological and spiritual support, and end-of-life care.

 

Requirements

The course requires participants to have a background in healthcare or related fields, such as medicine, nursing, social work, or psychology. Basic knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and pharmacology may also be helpful. Participants should also have strong communication skills and be able to work well in a team.

Course Curriculum

    • Introduction to Palliative & End of Life Care 00:28:00
    • Identification of the Stage of Illness 00:24:00
    • Palliative Care Holistic Assessment 00:23:00
    • The healing journey at the End of life 00:27:00
    • Ethical Aspects of Palliative Care 00:22:00
    • Order Certificate 00:05:00

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