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We aim to offer education and training for those working across health and social care that improves knowledge and understanding and enables the development of skills that facilitate the delivery of high quality end-of-life care.
Created by potrace 1.16, written by Peter Selinger 2001-2019

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To find out about the different courses currently on offer and to book a place, please click on course information below. The courses page is constantly updated so please check back regularly. If you have any queries, please email our Education Team.

Advanced communication skills training

This course can help you feel more confident and able to handle difficult conversations through experiential learning


Suitable for: Senior/experienced registered healthcare professionals

01/12/2022 - 02/12/2022

Course

Face to face

Facilitator: Karen Cook & Andrea Finch

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An introduction to Advance Care Planning (ACP)

An overview of ACP


Suitable for: Those working in care – social, residential or nursing

07/12/2022

Session

Face to face

Facilitator: Karen Cook

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Using subcutaneous syringe pumps

This session offers an opportunity to develop knowledge, understanding and practical skills in continuous subcutaneous infusions (CSCI) used in symptom management and at the end of life


Suitable for: Qualified nurses and doctors who are unfamiliar with using these pumps

03/08/2022

Session

Face to face

Facilitator: Andrea Finch

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Verification of Expected Death (VOED) foundation training

An overview of the current legal framework governing Verification of Expected Death (VOED)


Suitable for: Health and care professionals who have management support to complete VOED in their place of work

27/07/2022

Session

Face to face

Facilitator: Andrea Finch

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Verification of Expected Death (VOED) update

An online update on VOED for those who have had previous training.


Suitable for: Health and care professionals who have management support to complete VOED in their place of work

04/08/2022

Session

Online

Facilitator: Karen Cook

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Verification of Expected Death (VOED) update

An online update on VOED for those who have had previous training


Suitable for: Health and care professionals who have management support to complete VOED in their place of work

31/10/2022

Session

Online

Facilitator: Education Team

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What is hospice care?

Learn about hospice, palliative and end-of-life care, with a focus on the work of Thames Hospice


Suitable for: Open to everyone

06/09/2022

Session

Online

Facilitator: Karen Cook

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What is hospice care?

Learn about hospice, palliative and end-of-life care, with a focus on the work of Thames Hospice


Suitable for: Open to everyone

08/11/2022

Session

Online

Facilitator: Karen Cook

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