The course covers the following:
Unit 1: Working a Palliative Care Approach
Unit 2: Communication Skills
Unit 3: Death & Dying
Unit 4: Bereavement Care
Students will have the opportunity to complete a work placement in order to gain practical experience and to complete their learner records for the course.
The course will be delivered through in-class learning and practical work experience.
Assessment will be split between a Skills Demonstration and theory-based assignments.
On successful completion of this course, students will have achieved one of 8 modules that lead to a QQI Level 5 Major Award in Healthcare Support 5M4339 or Nursing Studies 5M4325. Palliative Care Support is an optional module for the Major Award in Healthcare Support 5M4339 and Nursing Studies 5M4325.
- Care of the Older Person
- Infection Prevention & Control
- Occupational First Aid