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A number of funding arrangements are available for this module in 21/22 and you should contact your CWD lead for information and approval before accepting your place as you may be liable for fees. Students wishing to apply from outside our region should contact the email below.

To apply please make a note of the module start month, click on apply now and choose the application for the correct starting month. Once your application is complete we will contact you in order to confirm whether or not you have been allocated a place.

In order to assist you in completing your application we have attached guidance notes. Please refer to these while completing your application. The deadline for you to submit an application for this module is 10 working days prior to the start date shown below.

**PLEASE NOTE – the Continuous Workforce Development (CWD) policy we have with Health Education England and the NHS Trusts states that you must have authorisation from your CWD Lead before applying for the module. A list of CWD Leads can be found here.  

BEFORE YOU CLICK “Book Now” to apply - please ensure you have confirmed your authorisation to attend the module with your CWD Lead as you will be asked to enter their name and email address as a reference on your application.

If you do not provide details of your CWD Lead with your application this will delay the progress of your application and your place on the module may be at risk. Instructions on how to add the details of your CWD as a reference are found within the guidance notes below **

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If you have any questions or queries about this module please contact us via email at NSBackOffice@northumbria.ac.uk or call (0191) 4060901.

Designed for practitioners who care for patients at the end of life, this module will enable you to develop specialist knowledge of end of life care in both the cancer patient and patients suffering diseases other than cancer. This module will enable you to critically examine your practice when caring for this vulnerable group of patients and will consider the holistic needs of the patient and their carers. You will be encouraged to reflect and explore personal experiences arising from your own clinical practice in order to enhance your professional practice.

Delivery Dates:

24th February 2022 (start date)

3rd March 2022

10th March 2022

17th March 2022

24th March 2022

31st March 2022

7th April 2022

14th April 2022

21st April 2022

RCGP Accreditation

Course Information

Award Type 20 Credit, Level 6

Delivery Method Blended Delivery

Mode of Study
Part Time

Start 24th February 2022

Sector
Health, Sport and Social Care

This course would suit healthcare practitioners involved in the care of patients at the end of life.

Evidence of previous level 5 study.

Key topics will include:

  • End of life care for all
  • The policy perspective
  • Psychosocial perspectives
  • Legal and ethical dilemmas
  • Assisted Dying Debate
  • Physical management of end of life care
  • Supporting the carers
  • Sociology of death and dying
  • Multi-disciplinary perspectives
  • Patients’ stories

If you have any questions or queries about this module please contact us via email at NSBackOffice@northumbria.ac.uk or call (0191) 4060901.

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