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St Andrew's Hospice Education

St Andrew's Hospice offers a range of education opportunities, including a short course programme, and university validated courses. For further details click here.

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St Columba's Hospice Education

St Columba's Hospice runs a number of modules, resources and training sessions. For further details click here

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Strathcarron Hospice Education Centre

For a list of the latest courses from the hospice, click here

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St Margaret of Scotland Hospice Education

For a list of the latest courses from the hospice, click here.

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NHS Education for Scotland (NES)

Please click here for Information about NHS Education for Scotland(NES) post-registration training in palliative nursing care and multi-professional palliative care.

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Further information about any of the courses below should be obtained from the individual organisers.

Communication, Loss Grief and Bereavement

February 2, 2018 - February 9, 2018 - St Andrew's Hospice, Henderson Street Airdrie ML6 6DJ

(An opportunity for accreditation through 'Work Based Learning') This 2 day course includes listening skills and deals with the stages of grief, the tasks of mourning, coping with feelings, meeting the needs of the bereaved and the importance of confidentiality.

Cost: £60.00

For more information contact Christine Reaoch Education Secretary:
Email: christine.reaoch@standrews.scot.nhs.uk
Tel: 01236 772017
http://www.st-andrews-hospice.com

Cancer Pain

February 7, 2018 - March 7, 2018 - St Andrew's Hospice, Henderson Street Airdrie ML6 6DJ

(Scottish Higher Education Levels 3) - (SQCF Level 9)
This module is designed to equip the practitioner with a sound knowledge of the various causes of pain
in patients with cancer and to furnish him/her with the skills to assess and effectively manage pain
within a team. The whole spectrum of cancer pain from nociceptive pain through to total pain will be
explored. Topics will include: the nature of cancer pain, the nursing role in providing holistic care, clinical
assessment, role of opioid analgesia, adjuvant analgesic treatments, spinals and epidurals for cancer
pain management, when to use a syringe driver, total pain and how to recognise it and oncological
treatments for the relief of pain including Shared Decision Making within the context of Realistic Medicine and Anticipatory Care Planning.

Cost: £100.00 for accreditation

For more information contact Christine Reaoch Education Secretary:
Email: christine.reaoch@standrews.scot.nhs.uk
Tel: 01236 772017
http://www.st-andrews-hospice.com

Psychosocial & Spiritual Aspects of Health & Social Care

March 13, 2018 - March 20, 2018 - St Andrew's Hospice, Henderson Street Airdrie ML6 6DJ

(An opportunity for accreditation through 'Work Based Learning')
This course is a 2 day introduction to spirituality in health care and has been developed with an understanding of spiritual care in its broadest sense. It is acknowledged that spirituality includes whatever gives a person meaning, value and worth in their life. Spirituality and religion are clearly distinguishable.

Cost: £60.00

For more information contact Christine Reaoch Education Secretary:
Email: christine.reaoch@standrews.scot.nhs.uk
Tel: 01236 772017
http://www.st-andrews-hospice.com

Breaking Bad News

March 22, 2018 - St Andrew's Hospice, Henderson Street Airdrie ML6 6DJ

This is a 1-day workshop designed to develop a deeper understanding of Transitional Loss and the grieving process and what may or may not facilitate the process in the patient and their significant other.

Cost: £30.00

For more information contact Christine Reaoch Education Secretary:
Email: christine.reaoch@standrews.scot.nhs.uk
Tel: 01236 772017
http://www.st-andrews-hospice.com

Communication in Crisis

April 5, 2018 - St Andrew's Hospice, Henderson Street Airdrie ML6 6DJ

This one day course aims to provide a theoretical and practical understanding and supportive communication in crisis situations, particularly when working with people who have been the recipients of bad news. Course content includes: Common reactions to bad news, Understanding the process, communicating in crisis situations, Empathy, Coping strategies and Hope.

Cost: £30.00

For more information contact Christine Reaoch Education Secretary:
Email: christine.reaoch@standrews.scot.nhs.uk
Tel: 01236 772017
http://www.st-andrews-hospice.com

Fundamental Principles of Palliative Care

April 10, 2018 - April 17, 2018 - St Andrew's Hospice, Henderson Street Airdrie ML6 6DJ

This 2 day course will provide the opportunity to enhance health care assistant’s awareness of the physical and emotional care required by patients with advanced disease such as cancer, and their families. It will encourage them to reflect on their contribution to this care.
Tuesday 10th & 17th April 2018

Cost: £60.00

For more information contact C:
Email: christine.reaoch@standrews.scot.nhs.uk
Tel: 01236 772017
http://www.st-andrews-hospice.com

End of Life Care

April 12, 2018 - St Andrew's Hospice, Henderson Street Airdrie ML6 6DJ

This one day course is aimed at health care professionals working with patients requiring nursing care at the end of life. The overall aims are to increase awareness and promote understanding of the dying process and to improve the confidence of staff in working with patients and families during the dying process.

Cost: £30.00

For more information contact Christine Reaoch Education Secretary:
Email: christine.reaoch@standrews.scot.nhs.uk
Tel: 01236 772017
http://www.st-andrews-hospice.com

Communication, Loss Grief and Bereavement

April 16, 2018 - April 23, 2018 - St Andrew's Hospice, Henderson Street Airdrie ML6 6DJ

(An opportunity for accreditation through 'Work Based Learning') This 2 day course includes listening skills and deals with the stages of grief, the tasks of mourning, coping with feelings, meeting the needs of the bereaved and the importance of confidentiality.

Cost: £60.00

For more information contact Christine Reaoch Education Secretary:
Email: christine.reaoch@standrews.scot.nhs.uk
Tel: 01236 772017
http://www.st-andrews-hospice.com

Advanced Therapeutic Communication Skills - Using Personality Type

April 20, 2018 - April 27, 2018 - St Andrew's Hospice, Henderson Street Airdrie ML6 6DJ

Over the last ten years, models of patient listening and communicating have proliferated. They have raised consciousness about the importance and difficulty of communication not only with patients but also within the Healthcare team. However these models appear to assume that all recipients are “the same”- what will work for one person will work for another. As practitioners, we know this is not the case

Cost: £190

For more information contact Christine Reaoch Education Secretary:
Email: christine.reaoch@standrews.scot.nhs.uk
Tel: 01236 772017
http://www.st-andrews-hospice.com

Psychosocial & Spiritual Aspects of Health & Social Care

May 10, 2018 - May 17, 2018 - St Andrew's Hospice, Henderson Street Airdrie ML6 6DJ

(An opportunity for accreditation through 'Work Based Learning')
This course is a 2 day introduction to spirituality in health care and has been developed with an understanding of spiritual care in its broadest sense. It is acknowledged that spirituality includes whatever gives a person meaning, value and worth in their life. Spirituality and religion are clearly distinguishable.

Cost: £60.00

For more information contact Christine Reaoch Education Secretary:
Email: christine.reaoch@standrews.scot.nhs.uk
Tel: 01236 772017
http://www.st-andrews-hospice.com

Managing Challenging Behaviour

May 24, 2018 - St Andrew's Hospice, Henderson Street Airdrie ML6 6DJ

This one day course will provide a theoretical and ethical framework within which to explore understanding and manage challenging behaviour and raise awareness of the nature causes and factors contributing to aggressive behaviour in Health & Social care settings.

Cost: £30.00

For more information contact Christine Reaoch Education Secretary:
Email: christine.reaoch@standrews.scot.nhs.uk
Tel: 01236 772017
http://www.st-andrews-hospice.com

Communication, Loss Grief and Bereavement

June 19, 2018 - June 26, 2018 - St Andrew's Hospice, Henderson Street Airdrie ML6 6DJ

(An opportunity for accreditation through 'Work Based Learning') This 2 day course includes listening skills and deals with the stages of grief, the tasks of mourning, coping with feelings, meeting the needs of the bereaved and the importance of confidentiality.

Cost: £60.00

For more information contact Christine Reaoch Education Secretary:
Email: christine.reaoch@standrews.scot.nhs.uk
Tel: 01236 772017
http://www.st-andrews-hospice.com

Events included in this list are obtained from various sources.

Details are listed for information purposes only and are not necessarily recommended by the Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care.

Individual organisers should be contacted for further details, and no responsibility is taken by the Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care for any errors or omissions or for any changes made by organisers.

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