This Palliative And End Of Life Care programme from Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology provides for those who wish to develop competence in caring for persons and their families requiring palliative and end of life care.The suite of modules are designed for all professionals who are working in areas that cater for persons with palliative and/or end of life care needs.
Having completed this programme graduates will have developed enhanced contextual, cultural and professional insights into palliative and end of life care and will be equipped with a set of skills that will have a direct impact in the quality of care oﬀered to persons and families in need of palliative and end of life care in your work area. These roles vary across the spectrum of health and social care.
Graduates of this programme will advance their career prospects in terms of promotion eligibility and post-graduate training. This may be in areas of management, practice development and/or specialist clinical areas such as palliative care.On completion of the programme, registered nurses who meet the criteria may be eligible to apply for clinical nurse specialist in palliative care.
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- Principles of palliative and end of life care
- Psychosocial, ethical and spiritual care
- Eﬀective symptom management in life limiting conditions or reﬂective practice or End of life care for the person with dementia
- Bereavement and loss
- Applied research: theory
- Clinical practice placement (for registered nurses only) or Creative arts in palliative care
- social workers
- occupational therapists
- speech therapists
- health care assistants
- social workers
- support staﬀ
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Honours Degree (H2.2) in any health or social care discipline or recognised cognate professional qualiﬁcation.
- A minimum of one year's experience in delivering a palliative care approach within practice within the last two years.
- Be employed for the duration of the course in an area where the principles of palliative care are operationalized when caring for individuals with life threatening illness and their families. An example of such may be; 6
- Applicants other than nurses, must be employed in a practice area which allows interaction with patients who have palliative/end of life care needs and, where appropriate, be registered with their respective professional body.
International9000 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9000 EUR per year and a duration of .
EU/EEA2950 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 2950 EUR per year and a duration of .
Student contribution: 3000 EUR
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