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Palliative Care Support QQI/ Fetac Level 5 Certificate Minor Award Sept 2020
September 4 - September 25€235.00
Eligible to attend:
Individuals currently working in or seeking work in the healthcare sector as Qualified Health Care Assistants
Time: 9.00a.m – 3.30p.m.
This module is delivered over 4 weeks (1 day per week) and will provide the student with the knowledge, skills and competence to fulfill the health care assistant role when providing care to persons with life limiting conditions. The course explores the health care assistant role in alleviation of patient’s physical symptoms e.g. pain, nausea and vomiting, breathlessness and promotes communication skills/behaviours awareness in health care assistants. The impact of a therapeutic relationship in practice is considered.
The certificate is being offered in collaboration with Our Lady’s Hospice and Care Services who are registered as QQI providers. This is an elective module for QQI/Fetac level 5 Major Award and can be used as part fulfillment of major awards. The module has been informed by the Palliative Care Competence Framework HSE 2014. This module is offered one-day a week over four weeks to facilitate those who are working. You have the option to attend the 1st day only, at a fee of €85.
As hospice providers we are experts in palliative care and the learner will benefit from our experience in providing palliative care of the highest standard. The module is classroom based with additional self-directed learning. The education research and quality department offers a wide range of state-of-the-art facilities and resources. You can have the support of a librarian and to access to library, computers, study area, wi-fi and assistance with searching for articles and books.
- Working with a palliative care approach – understanding palliative care.
- Living and coping with a diagnosis of a life limiting illness
- Communications skills and challenges
- Understanding common symptoms at the end of life
- Understanding cultural and religious diversity of family structures and the end of life
- Death and Dying- the last days of life, caring for the patient and their families
- Bereavement Care – the impact of death and dying
- Caring for self.