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Educational Programmes

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1206, 2018

Health Care Assistant Training Course 2018-19

Date:       September 24th 2018

This course is for people working in, or who want to work in, the healthcare sector as a Qualified Health Care Assistant. After the course you will be able to work as a Qualified Health Care Assistant in many healthcare settings (acute hospital, residential care and nursing home, [Read more]

906, 2018

Effective Mindful Communication

Date:       Wednesday September 5 2018

Would you like more hours in the day and colleagues who actually listen? Well there’s a way to achieve that and it’s all in your hands! Join me for this fun, thought-provoking day, where, using the tools of self-awareness and mindfulness, we learn how to “slow down” time and speed up effective communication.

806, 2018

European Certificate in Essential Palliative Care – Introduction Evening

Date:       10th September 2018

This eight week distance learning/home study programme is aimed at doctors, nurses and pharmacists working in clinical practice or who are new to specialist palliative care. This course has been developed for health professionals, based on the [Read more]

706, 2018

Palliative Care Symptom Management Workshop Series Day 3 – Central Nervous System

Date:       Wednesday, 12 September 2018

This workshop aims to provide those working in palliative care (nurses, physiotherapists, pharmacists, social-worker and occupational therapists) whether new to specialist palliative care or those working in non-specialist care with an opportunity to develop their theoretical knowledge in palliative care central nervous system symptom management in order to optimise the quality of life of patients with life-limiting conditions. [Read more]

706, 2018

Syringe Pump Workshop Using the McKinley T34

Date:       Thursday, 20th September 2018

This half day workshop will provide nurses, doctors and pharmacists with an opportunity to develop the theoretical knowledge and practical skill [Read more]

706, 2018

Reflective Portfolio Writing Workshop

Date:       Thursday, 20th September 2018

This workshop focuses on the skills required to write a reflective portfolio on a clinical case and to calculate opioid conversions. [Read more]

406, 2018

Palliative Care Symptom Management Workshop Series Day 4 – Miscellaneous Symptoms and Issues

Date:       Wednesday, 10 October 2018

This workshop aims to provide those working in palliative care (nurses, physiotherapists, pharmacists, social-worker and occupational therapists) whether new to specialist palliative care or those working in non-specialist care with an opportunity to develop their theoretical knowledge in palliative care (Miscellaneous Symptoms and Issues to Manage in Palliative Care) symptom management in order to optimise the quality of life of patients with life-limiting conditions. [Read more]

306, 2018

Sacred Art of Living & Dying: Transforming Spiritual Pain 2018

Date:       Fri 19th and Sat 20th October 2018

Transforming Spiritual Pain is one of the four units of The Sacred Art of Living and Dying. This interactive and inspirational learning experience promotes personal and professional growth. [Read more]

206, 2018

The Enneagram with Prof. Richard Groves

Date:       Tuesday Oct. 23rd & 24th 2018

The Enneagram is a highly acclaimed 2-day workshop experience introducing the basic theory of the Enneagram. Through a highly interactive programme participants will explore the nine different personality types of the Enneagram [Read more]

106, 2018

Quest for the Grail Men’s Retreat 2018 – Intro Evening

Date:       Thursday, 25th October 2018

Today’s secular culture has failed to create a spiritual vocabulary that speaks to many men. We do not have to reinvent the wheel. The Grail Quest story emerged at a time of spiritual crisis and its lessons are as relevant today. There is a unique masculine side to healing. This retreat will be a rich time to reflect on life’s timeless priorities – for each man individually and in terms of what he brings to family, work and the world at large. The schedule will include engaging films, a creative process for reflection and conversation, and inspiring ritual.

801, 2018

Medicines Management: Palliative Care in Dementia

Date:       Wednesday 14th November 2018

Drawing on the principles of palliative care as they apply to the use of medicines, the course provides comprehensive information on the pharmacological management of pain and other common symptoms, an overview of the use of syringe pumps [Read more]

2010, 2017

Certificate in Palliative Care (January)

Date:       Thursday January 17th, 24th and 31st 2019 (3 day course)

This QQI (Level 5) accredited three-day palliative care training course in palliative care will equip the learner with the knowledge, skills and competence to enable them to care for and address the needs of a person and their family after the diagnosis of a life-limiting illness, in a dignified, inclusive and holistic manner. [Read more]

2303, 2017

Management of Intra-Articular and Soft Tissue Injection Techniques

Date:       To Be Confirmed

This UCD accredited Professional Certificate module in the Management of Intra-Articular and Soft Tissue Injection Techniques is designed to equip nurses, physiotherapists and GPs/Doctors, who work with patients with Musculoskeletal disorders [Read more]

1101, 2017

Mindfulness 8-Week Course

Date:       Wednesday, 7th February 2018

Mindfulness training is associated with significant health and wellbeing benefits. Participants will be supported in cultivating mindful awareness through intensive mindfulness training over 8 weeks. [Read more]

301, 2000

E-Learning: Check out our Online Courses

The following e-courses have been developed by Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services, in conjunction with the All Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care and other partners. The courses are hosted by the Palliative Hub Learning Platform [Read more]

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