External Courses

Palliative Care Unit, University of Liverpool

Courses for Healthcare professionals working in End of Life and Palliative Care

Training the Teachers

A 3 day course on modern and effective ways of teaching in Palliative and End-of-Life Care, exploring a range of teaching methods and delivery skills and looking at how the KOLB model can be adapted to enhance Palliative Care teaching. Suitable for healthcare professionals with more than two years experience of working in palliative and end of life care who are expected to provide education as part of their role.

Date: 17 – 19 June
Venue: Leonardo Hotel, Liverpool
Cost: £725

Click here for additional information and to register. Contact course administrator Alison Holcroft for enquiries and to arrange booking via invoice.

Advanced Communications Skills Training– Tier 3, Treetops Hospice

This course is approved by the Federation of the Royal Colleges of Physicians of the United Kingdom for the 13 category 1 (external) CPD credits.

An experiential and learner-led 2-day certificate course for senior healthcare professionals who want to enhance their communication skills to further equip with challenging situations, including:

  • Breaking bad news
  • Discussing complex treatment plans with patients
  • Talking to a distressed or angry patient or their family
  • Performance managing or dealing with difficult conversations with colleagues

Date: Various dates between April 2024 and March 2025
Time: 08:45 – 17:00
Venue: Treetops Hospice, Derby Road, Risley, Derbyshire. DE72 3SS 
Cost: £610 per person

Click here for additional information and to register. Contact course administrator Wendy Spencer for enquiries.