This module focusses on current frameworks, policy documents and evidence which underpin care of people in the last year of life. You will have the opportunity to explore your own area of health or social care practice, benchmarking care against these standards. Through study on this module you will be encouraged to explore the social, professional, legal and ethical aspects of end of life care, challenging how these impact on the needs of your client group. There will be an emphasis on shared learning supported by up to date, evidence based resources.
AWARD TYPE: Short Course
LEVEL:Short Course / CPD
STUDY MODE: Part time
DELIVERY METHOD: Campus
COURSE LENGTH: 5 full days study over 6 weeks, supported by e-learning, 20 credits at level 6
SCHOOL: School of Sport and Health Sciences
PARTNER COLLEGES: No Partner College
START DATE: Next cohort: February 2020
Students must have health or social care experience of caring for people in the context of end of life care.
This module is facilitated by a team of individuals with a wealth of relevant clinical and academic experience in this field. You will also have access to guest speakers with specialist knowledge and understanding of the challenges faced in contemporary end of life care.
The module includes such themes as –
A case study demonstrating the application of best practice guidance to a person’s care.
On successful completion of this module a student will be able to –
“A very enjoyable, informative module… plenty of potential service improvements identified” (2016/17 student)
“One of the best modules I have studied on my degree pathway” (2016/17 student)
For details of the standard fee for UK/EU students studying this course please contact the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing.
For 2018/19 fees please refer to our fees page.
Faculty of Health and Wellbeing
University of Central Lancashire
Preston PR1 2HE
Tel. 01772 893836 or 01772 893839
Module information:Alice Thompson, Senior Lecturer, 01772 893640 firstname.lastname@example.org
Course information: Lisa Broadley, Lecturer, 01772 895190, email@example.com