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  Master of Science in Palliative and End of Life Care


Online Atlantic Technological University    Online, Flexible and Professional Development

Part time September PGDip, MSc, PGCert 2 Years
Medicine (26) Nursing & Health (27)

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Embark on a transformative journey with the Master of Science in Palliative and End of Life Care at ATU Mayo. This prestigious programme is tailored for professionals seeking to elevate their expertise in palliative and end of life care. Delve into a comprehensive curriculum encompassing three progressive strands: Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma, and the esteemed Master of Science. Benefit from a flexible learning environment, expertly crafted by clinical specialists and informed by international guidelines. Engage in blended online learning and hands-on residential workshops, fostering a dynamic educational experience. Unlock a world of opportunities as you enhance your contextual understanding and professional skills in palliative care. Graduates emerge equipped with a profound impact on individuals and families in need, transcending various health and social care settings. Elevate your career prospects with the potential for advancement in management, practice development, or specialist clinical roles. Join us in shaping the future of palliative care – apply now and make a difference.

About the course

In ATU Mayo our commitment to postgraduate palliative care education is founded on the intention of advancing the quality of life of people and their families experiencing life threatening illness, through continuing education of professionals employed in or wishing to advance their career in this area.

Our suite of postgraduate palliative and end of life education programmes consist of three strands (Postgraduate Certificate, Postgraduate Diploma and Master of Science) that provide for educational training and education for professionals at ATU-Mayo. This suite of programmes was developed in consultation with clinical experts in palliative and end of life care both nationally and internationally.  We provide a flexible learning environment.

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Entry Requirements

Honours Degree (H2.2) in any health or social care discipline or recognised cognate professional qualification.

A minimum of one year's experience in delivering a palliative care approach within practice within the last two years.

Be employed for the duration of the course in an area where the principles of palliative care are operationalized when caring for individuals with life threatening illness and their families. An example of such may be; Acute Hospitals, community hospitals, care homes, private practice, hospice and community health centers.

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