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Postgraduate Diploma in Science in Palliative and End of Life Care


Atlantic Technological University, Galway    Department of Graduate Studies and Professional Development

Part time September PGDip see programme description

About the course

A 60 credit postgraduate diploma designed for professionals working in areas that cater for people with palliative and/or end of life care needs. We are now accepting applications for the September 2022 intake.

This programme provides for those who wish to develop competence in caring for persons and their families requiring palliative and end of life care.

The suite of modules are designed for all professionals who are working in areas that cater for persons with palliative and/or end of life care needs.

Who can apply?

Applications are welcome from all professionals such as;

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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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