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Education & Training

Education & Training

Education & Training for Health Care Providers

Our education department are delivering the following sessions:


Pharmacological Symptom Management and Palliative Care Emergencies (1 day course)

To expand knowledge of the treatment of breathlessness, secretions, pain, nausea and vomiting. Enhance knowledge of treatment of confusion, agitation and palliative emergencies alongside training on syringe drivers.


Non-Pharmacological Symptom Management and Holistic Care (1 day course)

How to recognise dying and the 5 priorities of care. To increase knowledge of non-pharmacological symptom management for all aspects of palliative care, improve confidence when caring for a palliative care patient and understanding the importance of non-pharmacological treatments within palliative care.


Advance Care Planning and Patient Centred Care (1 day course)

To understand what advance care planning is alongside the importance of advance care planning and patient centred care. To gain confidence in discussing advance care planning with patients & relatives and documenting advance care planning decisions.


Enhanced Communication Skills (1 day course)

Identify barriers to communication in end of life situations and core facilitative skills. Explore skills and techniques to support safe practice in a variety of healthcare situations using verbal and non verbal communication to overcome barriers.


BD Syringe Driver Training

Understanding how to set up a syringe driver safely and fixing common issues that occur. Help on becoming familiar with the paperwork related to syringe drivers.


BD Syringe Driver Troubleshooting

Understanding how to cope with generic problems related to syringe pumps and improve communication around syringe pump issues.


Verification of Expected Death

To gain a knowledge of verification of expected death and understand when you can verify a death and when you cannot. To assist with becoming familiar with the procedure, the paperwork used for verification and gain confidence in the practical aspect of verification.


Care Champion Training (1 day course to promote best practice)

Enhance knowledge on how to promote best practice and understanding of learning styles. Develop confidence and skills in approaches to teaching and learning to support learners within your role.


Teaching Skills for Registered Staff (2 day course)

Gain knowledge and understanding of principles of learning theories and styles. Have the opportunity to practice, review and reflect on teaching experiences and develop confidence and skills in a variety of approaches to teaching and learning. Plan and prepare a teaching session including a lesson plan, aims and objectives with appropriate evaluation processes. You will be required to deliver a short teaching session on the second day, therefore you will need to allocate planning time between the two taught sessions.


To book on to any of the above courses, click here.


We also deliver clinical skills training for our staff i.e. catheterisation – if you are interested in further information on clinical skills training, please contact


Please note from April 2024, we will be charging a nominal fee for all external education.