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QQI Palliative Care Course – 5N3769

5 October @ 11:00 am - 20 October @ 5:00 pm

€50.00
Private Homecare Palliative Care

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Palliative Care Course Outline

The QQI Palliative Care Course is 4 day module which is available only for Private HomeCare carers. If you are interested in working with us, please visit our recruitment page. Once approved by us to become a carer, you can join any of our courses immediately!

The course is broken into four days of training to cover the following topics:

  • Day 1 of 4: Working with a palliative care approach.
  • Day 2 of 4: Communications skills for staff with direct contact with residents/clients and/or families. Listening and communication skills are needed to achieve quality personalised palliative care at the end of life.
  • Day 3 of 4: Death and dying; total pain control, fatigue management, nausea and vomiting, constipation, diarrhoea, sore mouth/dry mouth, swallowing difficulties, breathlessness and delirium.
  • Day 4 of 4: Bereavement and loss; grief and bereavement, experiential model, transitions model (Cairns 2003), phases of grief, self care strategies, support systems in Ireland, right to die in Ireland-high profile court judgement (2013)

Course Dates

This 5 day course takes place on the following dates:

Day 1: 5th October 2022

Day 2: 6th October 2022

Day 3: 12th October 2022

Day 4: 13th October 2022

Day 5: 20th October 2022

Course Cost

€200. Secure a place with a deposit of €50 payable online

Qualification Details

QQI Course Code: 5N3769 | NFQ Level 5 | Award Class Minor

Learning Outcomes

At the end of your palliative care training, you will be able to:

  • Discuss the philosophy and principles of palliative care.
  • Summarise the structure and organisation of palliative care services to include the role played by the multi-disciplinary team and diverse family structures in the provision of care for a terminally ill person.
  • Discuss the role of the support worker in the promotion of key issues such as life quality, self-esteem, respect, privacy and dignity in palliative care work.
  • Explore different attitudes to death and dying to include an understanding of individual patterns of grief, bereavement and loss.
  • Employ a range of communication strategies and processes which are central to the work in palliative care.
  • Apply a person-centered approach to caring for a person in the last days of their life to include the provision of supportive and holistic care promoting safety, dignity, respect and comfort
  • Respond appropriately to the needs of the person who is confused in the last days of life.
  • Work effectively and with great sensitivity in relation to the dying person and their significant others in a palliative care setting.
  • Use the range of skills required from a palliative support worker in relation to end of life care.


Duration

5 days spread across a number of weeks.


Location

Online via Zoom


Cost

The cost is €200 per person for the entire course, including all training materials.

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Details

Start:
5 October @ 11:00 am
End:
20 October @ 5:00 pm
Cost:
€50.00
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Organiser

Private HomeCare
Phone:
01 621 9101
Email:
info@privatehomecare.ie
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Venue

Lucan Centre
Primrose Lane
Lucan, Co. Dublin K78 XT10 Ireland
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Phone:
01 628 0393