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This programme aims to equip health and social care professionals working across a range of care settings with the necessary skills and knowledge required to provide excellence in the provision of palliative care for patients living and dying with advanced progressive disease. The programme, accredited by the University of Leicester, provides a flexible range of modules each of 15 credits. All modules, except ?Putting theory into Practice?, can be accessed as stand alone units of learning or as an optional module for a certificate or diploma with a primary focus outside of palliative care. Students may choose to undertake a Post Graduate Certificate (60 credits) or a Post Graduate Diploma (120 credits). Modules available are: The Arts in Palliative Care: Starts January 2010 >End-of-Life Care: Principles and Practice Starts 25th January 2010 Effective support for people living with advanced illness: Starts 25th May 2010 Understanding the experience of living with Advanced Non-Malignant Disease: Starts 28th September 2010 Putting theory into practice Cultural Diversity in Palliative Care: understanding where we come from: Starts 9th February 2010 indicates a core module which must be taken as part of the PG CertificateDiploma. A Research module must also be taken as part of the PG Diploma. Other optional modules can be chosen from the Masters in Clinical Science (MClinSci) Programme. For further information, please speak with the course administrator.

This programme aims to equip health and social care professionals working across a range of care settings with the necessary skills and knowledge required to provide excellence in the provision of palliative care for patients living and dying with advanced progressive disease. The programme, accredited by the University of Leicester, provides a flexible range of modules each of 15 credits. All...

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