Short Courses and Study Days

In addition to the accredited courses delivered by the Institute, you can also access a varied portfolio of short courses and study days:

Short Courses and Study Days

The Palliative Care Institute, Liverpool offers a number of short courses and study days which aim to support your personal and professional development. You can choose from a variety of courses, depending on your interest.  So if you are looking to develop your knowledge and understanding of contemporary palliative and end of life care or you want to develop your potential to teach others, please have a look at our programme below and contact the team to find out more.

 

Training for Teachers in Palliative Care Foundation and Masterclass Courses 2019

This well established and internationally renowned course provides training in contemporary teaching methods and is aimed specifically for Health Care Professionals working in the field of palliative care. If you are a Doctor or Healthcare Professional who has worked in palliative and end of life care for more than two years, have some experience in teaching and would like to develop this area of your practice, this course is suitable for you.

The next courses will take place in Autumn 2020 - dates to be confirmed shortly.

 

Communication Skills Education and Training

The PCIL offers a wide range of communication skills training through its Centre for Communication Skills Education and Training. Click on the link for further information about the Centre - Centre for Communication Skills Education and Training

 

Advanced Communication Skills Training (ACST) 2020

2 Day event - £500.00

12 & 13 November 2020 - Liverpool (Thursday-Friday) - this event will now take place virtually via the Zoom platform at the reduced cost of £450.00.  This is in light of the COVID-19 Pandemic and the restrictions placed on face to face courses.

2021 Dates

19/20 April 2021

05/06 July2021

15/16 November 2021

 

Advanced Communication Skills Facilitator Training - 2020

3 Day Event - £700.00

01 & 02 December 2020 - Liverpool (Tuesday-Wednesday) now over 2 days only.  This event will now take place virtually via the Zoom platform at a reduced cost of £500.00.  This is in light of the COVID-19 Pandemic and the restrictions place on face to face courses.

2021 Dates

21/22/23 April 2021

07/08/09 July 2021

17/18/19 November 2021

This ACP workshop and mentorship programme was developed by the North West Coast Learning Collaborative.  It provides support to enable you to deliver a specific 1 Day ACP training package to staff within your organisation/locality. If you already have a good knowledge and understanding of ACP, have undertaken advanced communication skills training and facilitate teaching, you may be interested in this course.  This programme is supported by Health Education England.

Implementing Advance Care Planning: Making the Change

This short course is suitable for Senior Health Care Professionals, working within the Liverpool locality and responsible for leading implementation of Advance Care Planning within their workplace. The course includes a number of individual workshops which examine the key components of Advance Care Planning and the process of implementation. The course also includes a 2 day advanced communication skills training course.

Other short courses you might find interesting include:

Palliative and end of life care training for Specialist Trainee Registrars/GP Registrars

This course is designed for Specialty and other Doctors, Nurses and Allied Health Professionals seeking to develop an in-depth knowledge and understanding of palliative care.

Please click her for further information or if you wsih discuss the options for studying with the PCIL please contact eith Jan Howard, Lecturer at jmhow@liverpool.ac.uk, Anita Roberts, Senior Lecturer at anitarob@liverpool.ac.uk, or click on the following link to complete the electronic course enquiry form

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The PCIL offers a wide range of communication skills training through its Centre for Communication Skills Education and Training. Click on the link for further information about the Centre - Centre for Communication Skills Education and Training
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