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Reflections from the grave – exploring the reality of end of life care through a virtual MDT

Reflections from the grave – exploring the reality of end of life care through a virtual MDT
An interactive workshop examining current real life challenges in end of life care.  Using a virtual MDT (multi-disciplinary team) approach this workshop will allow you to examine the practical application of tools and frameworks in light of professional codes, protocols and ethics.  You will consider the roles of others and the thoughts of the patient and family in the aftermath of a complex end of life care scenario.  This is an opportunity to increase your awareness of the importance of inter-professional collaboration in order to strive for excellence in this challenging field of health care practice.

This is an innovative workshop provided collaboratively between St Catherine’s Hospice and the University of Central Lancashire.

Entry and Admissions

Ancillary Award:

CPD

Level:

Short Course / CPD

Study Mode:

None

Delivery Method:

None

Course Length:

Half day

Partner Colleges:

No Partner College

Start Date:

Monday 20th November 2017- 09:30-12:30 - at St Catherine’s Hospice, Preston, Tuesday 16th January 2018 - 13:00-16:00 - at University of Central Lancashire, Preston,

Entry Requirements:

N/A

Course Content

Course Outline:
Who should attend?

Health and social care professionals with a passion and interest in improving communication and co-ordination of care for people at the end of life.  Practitioners who provide care for people in the last year or so of life from any setting welcome.

Max number of participants - 20

Learning Environment & Assessment:

Academic Expertise

Facilitators - Debbie Bolton and Alice Thompson

Debbie Bolton is Lead Clinical Educator at St Catherines Hospice and Alice Thompson is Senior Lecturer in palliative and end of life care at UCLan.  Together they have 23 years of experience working in clinical and leadership roles within specialist palliative care multi-disciplinary teams.

Learning outcome & aims

By the end of the workshops participants will:
  • Have explored the practical application of the current end of life care tools & guidelines
  • Have examined the roles and responsibilities of other disciplines in end of life care
  • Increase their appreciation of the value and challenges of inter-professional working

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Fees & Funding

You can contact the Student Fees and Funding Team via phone, email, or post. If you are on the campus you can call into The 'i', for advice.
Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400
Email: SFFTeam@uclan.ac.uk
Student Fees and Funding Team, Foster Building 117, UCLan, Preston, PR1 2HE

For 2017/18 fees please refer to our fees page.

How to Apply

These workshops may be available as part of the Service Level Agreement which UCLan has with a number of local NHS Trusts. If you wish to apply using this funding please gain the support of your line manager and complete the online application through www.cpd-applynw.nhs.uk

Alternatively, self-funding applicants please book online at www.uclan.ac.uk/schools/resource-hub/cpd_booking

If you have any questions about the workshop please contact us:
email healthcpd@uclan.ac.uk or call 01772 893808

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Course Enquiries

University of Central Lancashire,
Preston,
PR1 2HE
United Kingdom

Tel: +44 (0)1772 892400

Email: cenquiries@uclan.ac.uk