Palliative Care Practice

The AdvCert in Palliative Care Practice is a degree level course (Level 6), which focuses on the theoretical and practical context of Palliative Care Practice for current healthcare practice.


Level: Undergraduate
Delivery: Mixed Mode
Study Mode: Part time
Duration: One double module comprising nine days attendance, plus three negotiated learning days.
Campus: Preston
Start Date: September

Course overview

Course content

  • Therapeutic relationship the nature and boundaries
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills
  • Sensitivity
  • Patient and family focussed care
  • Facilitating care management within the multidisciplinary team
  • Symptom management
  • Comfort and well-being
  • Transitions in advanced disease including care in the last days of life

Entry Requirements

Professional qualification plus 12 months clinical experience.


This course is based in the School of Nursing and Midwifery

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