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Commencing 28th September 

(10 Monday Evenings) 6.00pm – 9.30pm

Level 5 – Awarded by QQI  

Course Aim

This course is designed to provide practical knowledge and skills of the palliative care approach.  Specifically participants will be enabled to:

 

  • Provide holistic care for persons diagnosed with a life- limiting illness and in the last days of a person’s life and also for their families, carers and significant others.
  • Communicate effectively with persons with a life-limiting illness and in the last days of a person’s life and also with their families, carers and significant others.
  • Enhance the quality of life of the person with a life- limiting illness.
  • Recognise and respect the uniqueness of each person’s approach to death work effectively as part of the healthcare team.

 

On successful completion of this course, learners are awarded a QQI Level 5 ‘A Palliative Care Approach’ (5N3769) It is an elective module for the Level 5 Certificate in Healthcare Support.

For further information on courses awarded by QQI please visit www.qqi.ie

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