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.
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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.
This qualification has been designed to provide an accredited and cetificated award through SQA that will equip individuals with the skills and knowledge required to deal with a range of emergencies requiring first aid in the workplace.
Recognise how a person’s physical, psychological, social and spiritual wellbeing can be affected by living with life-limiting illness.
This 1 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.
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.
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.
This 1 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.
This 1 day course aims to provide a theoretical and practical understanding of supportive communication in crisis situations, particularly when working with people who have been the recipients of bad news.
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.