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  PGCert Integrated Palliative & End of Life Care

Edge Hill University    Faculty of Health, Social Care and Medicine

Full time & Part time September, February PGCert 1 year full-time, 18 months part-time
Nursing & Health (27)

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Embark on a transformative journey with the PGCert Integrated Palliative & End of Life Care programme, tailored for frontline healthcare heroes. Delve into the realm of palliative and end-of-life care through immersive experiences with fictional patients, enhancing your skills and confidence in providing holistic care. This programme caters to a diverse range of healthcare professionals, from nurses to doctors, offering a comprehensive curriculum covering assessment, symptom management, ethical considerations, and more. You will explore the philosophy and principles of palliative care, study disease trajectories, and hone your communication skills. The option to choose a 20-credit module from a professional development portfolio adds a personalised touch to your learning experience. With a focus on blended learning, including face-to-face and online sessions, you will engage in interactive discussions and real-life scenarios. Entry requirements include a degree in a health or social care related subject or relevant experience, ensuring a dynamic cohort of passionate individuals. Benefit from state-of-the-art facilities at the Terence Burgess Education Centre and Edge Hill University, equipping you for a fulfilling career supporting patients and families during their end-of-life journey.

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Join a programme for frontline healthcare staff which enables you to deliver palliative and end-of-life care for people with advanced, progressive and terminal illnesses, immersing you in an interactive virtual community of fictional

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Entry Requirements

The normal minimum requirement is a degree equivalent to UK first-class or second-class honours (2:2 or above) in a health or social care related subject. Other subjects may be considered subject to a successful interview. You must be currently working in a healthcare setting.

If you have a minimum of five years’ experience working within health and social care, you may be able to access the course without a degree, subject to a successful interview, if you are able to demonstrate evidence of relevant continuous professional development.


UK Part-Time
£780-£880 per 20-credit module

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