Training courses

Palliative Care Training For You

We deliver an innovative and wide-ranging programme of palliative care training. Drawing on a wealth of experience and expertise from it's professional healthcare staff and Education Team, anyone with an interest in End of Life Care will be able to find the right course for them.

Most of the courses below are open to anyone, although many require an application form that will be assessed for suitability. Organisations are also welcome to enquire about bespoke training courses.


Foundations in Palliative Care

A unique course using St Joseph's Hospice staff's expertise and experience in palliative care. Foundations in Palliative Care provides an interactive and insightful introduction into End of Life care for any health or social care professional that has a role in supporting people living with, or dying from advanced illness.

2018 dates available now

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Advanced Communication Skills Training

Based on the Connected model, this 2 day course utilises an interactive workshop approach for participants to practise their skills and is relevant to all senior health and social care professionals.

2018 dates available now

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QCF Level 3 Award in End of Life Care

A 4 day course aimed at health care workers with an interest in end of life care and the impact on individuals, their carers and families.

Next course: November 2018.

Cost:

£300. 4 days and level 3 accreditation (award).

£200. 3½ days for the non-accredited option.

 

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Masterclasses

Sharing expertise, promoting excellence. In this unique series of masterclasses, leading professionals share best practice, discuss ‘hot topics’ and promote excellence in palliative care.

Next session: More dates coming soon

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Behavioural Change Management

Behavioural Change theories and models are attempts to explain the reasons behind alterations in individuals' behaviour patterns. In recent years, there has been increased interest in the application of those theories in the area of health & education. This one day workshop explores some of the major theories of behaviour and behaviour change that are essential to the development of effective interventions in behaviour.

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Assertiveness Workshop

A course designed to help develop an individual's ability in demonstrating assertiveness through the teaching and learning of vital assertiveness skills, which can be applied in various settings.

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Sage & Thyme

Dealing with people in distress: this foundation level workshop (3 hours) teaches communications skills and how to empower patients and carers.

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Conflict Resolution

Training in the de-escalation and repsonsding to actual and potential aggression, including one-to-one incidents.

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Building Emotional Resilience

Available for anyone to attend, this course will develop your understanding of emotional health and use strategies to recognise stress and build emotional resilience.

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Handling Difficult Conversations

This course will develop skills and confidence to acknowledge difficult circumstances and feelings effectively, sensitively and professionally.

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Verification of Expected Death

This course will help you understad the legal framework governing verification of expected death. The differences between verification & certification, and, Practical procedures & safe practice.

Next course: Thursday 4th October 2018, 1:30pm - 3.30pm.

Cost: £30.00

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Stress Managemant

A course designed to help attendees:

  • Analyse their effectiveness at work.
  • Identify appropriate techniques to combat stress.
  • Develop personal coping strategies.

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healthcare worker and lady on the ward

This 4 day course is aimed at health care workers who have an interest in end of life care and the impact on individuals, their carers and families.

This advanced clinical communication skills course is based on the Connected training course.

8 March 2018 - 1:30pm to 4:30pm

Training in the de-escalation and responding to actual and potential aggression, including one to one incidents.

Training objectives

17 April 2018 - 9:30am to 3:30pm

This course is designed to help you to understand emotional health and resilience.

By the end of this course, delegates will be able to:

30 April 2018 - 9:30am to 5:00pm

Behavioural Change theories and models are attempts to explain the reasons behind alterations in individuals’ behaviour patterns.

22 May 2018 - 9:30am to 3:30pm
Islington Bereavement Service

This course is designed to develop people’s skills and confidence in dealing effectively, sensitively and professionally.

By the end of this training delegates will:

6 June 2018 - 9:30am to 12:30pm
Islington Bereavement Service

This course is deisgned to help attendees develop and implement a range of confidence building techniques and assertiveness skills.

27 March 2018 - 9:30am to 2 October 2018 - 4:30pm
Foundations

A series of workshops delivered by our Education & Learning Team to equip professionals with the essential knowledge to support people with life limiting illness and their families at the end o

4 October 2018 - 1:30pm to 3:30pm

Workshop aims:

8 October 2018 - 9:00am to 5:00pm

Behavioural Change theories and models are attempts to explain the reasons behind alterations in individuals' behaviour patterns.

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