Most palliative and end-of-life care is delivered by general nurses in the non-specialist setting. The aim of this article is to provide an outline of postregistration education and training in palliative care for nurses working in non-specialist, clinical settings. It commences with discussion regarding the assessment of nurses’ learning and development needs, followed by an overview of education and training opportunities. This overview examines university-based education, incorporating types of course available, followed by an outline of more informal education.
15 to 19 September 2014 £750 at St Christopher's Hospice, Sydenham
This established course, led by St Christopher’s Hospice staff, provides an opportunity for health and social care professionals from a variety of settings and countries to work together on exploring the key principles of palliative care and multi-professional working.