This interprofessional module will enable practitioners working in palliative care to develop and enhance their knowledge and skills of the nature and scope of palliative care for children and young people. You will explore and examine a range of subjects including grief and loss, cultural issues and interprofessional working and the impact these have on palliative care. You will also be supported in developing your knowledge of professional, legal and ethical issues in this context.
Module Attendance Required
Lectures will be delivered on-line and through face-to-face lectures on weeks 1, 4 and 6. Although not mandatory, you are actively encouraged to attend these three face-to-face sessions.
11th March, 22nd April and 20th May- study day on campus
25th March, 8th April and 6th May - study day on-line
Summative assignment due 1 July 2020
Method of teaching
Blended distant (on-line) and face-to-face learning, supported by tutorials.
3000 word reflective essay (100%).
Academics involved in the delivery of this module
Dr Sue Neilson
Applicants will need to demonstrate evidence of continuing professional development that shows an ability to study at Master’s level.
Stand Alone Course
This module can be taken as a stand alone course or CPD module.
Fee if taken as a stand alone course
To be confirmed
A certificate of attendance will be provided if taken as a CPD module
Dr Sue Neilson
Tel: 0121 414 3689
Deputy Head of Nursing, Lead for Palliative and Bereavement Care Services, Birmingham Women’s and Children’s Hospital