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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.

Palliative Care:Principles of Practice

September 26, 2018 - October 31, 2018 - St Andrew's Hospice, Henderson Street, Airdrie, ML6 6DJ

(Scottish Higher Education - SQCF Level 9)
This module aims to encourage students to extend their knowledge and skills and in so doing enhance their ability to meet the needs of the patients requiring palliative care. These modules include pharmacological management of pain, enhancing communication, symptom control, ethics, spirituality and end of life issues.

Cost: £100 for accreditation Fre

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

October 23, 2018 - October 30, 2018 - St Andrew's Hospice, Henderson Street, Airdrie, ML6 6DJ

This 2 day course will provide knowledge of effective communication and why this is integral to the delivery of palliative and end of life care. Provide knowledge and understanding of theories of loss and grief.
Understand barriers to good communication and how challenges can be overcome. Gain knowledge and understanding of the significance of stages of human development and capacity, and the impact this may have on responses to loss, grief and bereavement. Understand the issues of uncertainty in life-limiting illness

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

November 8, 2018 - St Andrew's Hospice, Henderson Street, Airdrie, ML6 6DJ

This is a 1-day workshop designed to develop a deeper understanding of 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

Psychosocial & Spiritual Aspects of Health & Social Care

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

(An opportunity for accreditation through 'Work Based Learning')
Recognize how a person’s physical, psychological, social and spiritual wellbeing can be affected by living with life-limiting illness. Working with the person, family and carers to identify and review the outcomes that matter to them, and put them at the centre of their care and support. Spirituality is concerned with the dimensions of self, others and the cosmos and the ontological questions of life: Who am I? Who are we? Why are we here?
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

The Sense of an Ending: stories, meanings and understanding.

November 28, 2018 - Royal College of Physicians Edinburgh

The Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care Annual Conference will feature a mix of high quality speakers, extensive poster display, Arts Space and delegate interaction. The event will provide delegates with:

- an opportunity for learning relevant to practice and workplace
- a chance to network, to share information and good practice
- challenging perspectives and energising inspiration

Cost: £145 (£105 members)

For more information contact Susan:
Email: susan@palliativecarescotland.org.uk
Tel: 01312722735
https://www.palliativecarescotland.org.uk/content/annual-conference-2018/

Communication in Crisis

November 28, 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

Managing Challenging Behaviour

December 3, 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 your understanding and ability to manage challenging behaviour.
It will raise awareness of the nature causes and factors contributing to aggressive behaviour in a Health/Social Care Setting.
Monday 3rd December 2018

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

December 4, 2018 - December 11, 2018 - St Andrew's Hospice, Henderson Street, Airdrie, ML6 6DJ

This 2 day course will provide knowledge of effective communication and why this is integral to the delivery of palliative and end of life care. Provide knowledge and understanding of theories of loss and grief.
Understand barriers to good communication and how challenges can be overcome. Gain knowledge and understanding of the significance of stages of human development and capacity, and the impact this may have on responses to loss, grief and bereavement. Understand the issues of uncertainty in life-limiting illness

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

Compassionate Communities Scotland Conference 2019

May 2, 2019 - Renfrew St Stephen Centre, Glasgow

Following the popularity of the Everyday Compassion Conference last April, the Scottish Partnership for Palliative Care and Good Life, Good Death, Good Grief are planning a Compassionate Communities conference on 2 May 2019 in Glasgow. More details will follow.

Cost: More details will follow.

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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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