External Conferences and Courses

COGNITIVE BEHAVIOURAL THERAPY (CBT) SKILLS FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS PART 1

24 – 25 September and 11 November 2014

£300 at St Christopher's Hospice, Sydenham

This is a stand alone 3 day intermediate training in CBT skills for healthcare professionals working with people with long term, or life-limiting conditions including cancer.

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COGNITIVE BEHAVIOURAL THERAPY (CBT) SKILLS FOR HEALTHCARE PROFESSIONALS PART 2

30 June - 1 July, 11 - 12 September and 6 - 7 November 2014

£1000 at St Christopher's Hospice, Sydenham

6 day advanced training in CBT 'first-aid' skills for healthcare professionals working with working with people with long term, or life-limiting conditions including cancer.

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AN INTRODUCTION TO COGNITIVE BEHAVIOURAL THERAPY (CBT)

7 October 2014

£90 at St Christopher's Hospice, Sydenham

1 day introductory study day for healthcare professionals (e.g. GPs, Community Matrons, Practice Nurses, palliative care specialists etc) working with people with long term, or life-limiting conditions including cancer.

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ACHIEVING GOOD END OF LIFE CARE FOR PEOPLE WITH DEMENTIA

Tue, 14 Oct, 2014

£90 at St Christopher's Hospice, Sydenham

This course is intended to help health and social care professionals adapt their existing skills to achieve excellent end of life care for people with dementia and their families.

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ADVANCE CARE PLANNING

Thu, 30 Oct, 2014

£70 at St Christopher's Hospice, Sydenham

This course will aim to teach the value of good communication skills in the context of difficult and often distressing circumstances as well as give candidates an opportunity to see and practise the skills required.

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THINK TANK FOR PALLIATIVE CARE NURSE INDEPENDENT PRESCRIBERS AND PRESCRIBING PHARMACISTS

Thu, 6 Nov, 2014

£45 at St Christopher's Hospice, Sydenham

This half-day think tank provides a forum for nurse independent prescribers to come together to learn about and discuss specific areas of practice.

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CHALLENGING CONVERSATIONS AT END OF LIFE: COMMUNICATION SKILLS FOR PROFESSIONALS INCLUDING ADVANCE CARE PLANNING

Thu, 20 Nov, 2014 to Fri, 21 Nov, 2014

£200 at St Christopher's Hospice, Sydenham

This is a two-day communication skills course which is aimed at qualified professionals who regularly contribute to the management of care of people approaching the end of life. It aims to equip them to listen to and sensitively explore needs and preferences regarding issues of care.

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King's College London: Developing leaders in palliative care

Palliative Care MSc, PG Dip/ Cert and short courses
Cicely Saunders Institute for Palliative Care

King’s long established Palliative Care MSc, developed with St Christopher’s Hospice, has supported the career development of hundreds of healthcare professionals who are now advancing palliative care practice and policy both nationally and internationally. The programme is designed to help health and social care professionals develop the skills necessary to appraise research and evidence on palliative care, and to improve clinical practice and lead services.

Many past students have progressed to senior management roles and have published their research in high impact peer reviewed journals.

  • Suitable for nurses working in palliative care and related areas.
  • Teaching staff are key academics, practitioners and policy-makers in the field of palliative care.
  • Flexible study options: Part-time and full-time options and stand alone modules.
  • Supportive learning environment in purpose built state of the art Cicely Saunders Institute.

Find out more: www.csi.kcl.ac.uk/study-with-us
Enquiries: sian.best@kcl.ac.uk www.csi.kcl.ac.uk/

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