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Courses at St Christopher’s Hospice

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Advance Care Planning

3 July and 8 October 2013; St Christopher’s Hospice. Cost: £70

Highlighted as one of the most difficult areas for healthcare professionals, advance care planning is the process of discussing and planning ahead in anticipation of some deterioration in a person’s condition. A key element of supporting people at the end of life is to find out their preferences and wishes in relation

to where and how they would like to be looked after. This course will aim to teach the value of good communication skills in the context of difficult and often distressing circumstances and give delegates an opportunity to see and practise the skills required.

Palliative and End of Life Care for Registered Nurses

Course one: 7–9 May and 3–5 June 2013. Course two: 7–9 October and 4–6 November 2013. Cost: £925

This course has been developed in collaboration with King’s College London and can be …

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