This pathway is designed to build upon the skills and knowledge of experienced palliative care nurses and will enable them to lead the development and delivery of innovative palliative care nursing practice. It is designed to equip practitioners to take forward innovations in care and service delivery, acknowledging the central position of nursing in palliative care and its potential to influence care.
This pathway equips practitioners to take forward innovations in care and service delivery, acknowledging the central position of nursing in palliative care and its potential to influence. The pathway would be especially useful for practitioners who intend to become, or are already working as a clinical nurse specialist, who are keen to develop palliative care nursing services, and those engaged in advanced palliative care nursing practice, or the preparation of others for such roles.
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EXTRA PROGRAMME INFORMATION
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Dr Karen Gillett
King's College London
Students undertake core modules in palliative care nursing, evidence-based practice and healthcare research.
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
Typically students take one year to complete a certificate, two years for a diploma and three years for an MSc. Maximum of six years PT.
Waterloo and Guy's campuses; core Palliative Care Nursing module includes sessions at St Christopher's Hospice.
Students are experienced practitioners working in a variety of palliative care settings.
Year of entry 2013