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Educational Programmes

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1212, 2018

Palliative Care Support

Date:       Mondays 25 February, 4 March and 11 March 2019

The aim of this course is to 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]

1212, 2018

Palliative Care Symptom Management Workshop Series Day 1 – Pain

Date:       Wednesday 27 February 2019

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 symptom management in order to optimise the quality of life of patients with life-limiting conditions. [Read more]

1212, 2018

Moving Points in Palliative Care Conference 2019

Date:       Wednesday 6 March, 2019

Now in its 25th year, Our Lady's Hospice & Care Services' Moving Points in Palliative Care Conference will reflect on the past and consider the future direction of specialist palliative care in Ireland. The conference will take place on the 6th March 2019. The theme of this year’s conference is 'Changing dynamics in specialist palliative care' providing an ideal opportunity for critical debate regarding challenges relating to advancing practice in specialist palliative care. [Read more]

1112, 2018

Care in the Last Days of Life – Monday, 25 March 2019

Date:       Monday 25 March 2019

Relevant for the long stay / residential setting, the aim of this one-day course is to increase participants’ knowledge and confidence in the provision of end of life care [Read more]

1012, 2018

Palliative Care Symptom Management Workshop Series Day 2 – Gastrointestinal

Date:       Wednesday 10 April 2019

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 gastro intestinal symptom management in order to optimise the quality of life of patients with life-limiting conditions. [Read more]

912, 2018

European Certificate in Essential Palliative Care

Date:       Monday 15 April 2019

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]

812, 2018

Reflective Portfolio Writing Workshop

Date:       Thursday 25 April 2019

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

712, 2018

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

Date:       Wednesday 1 May 2019

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]

512, 2018

Care in the Last Days of Life – Monday 13 May 2019

Date:       Monday 13 May 2019

Relevant for the long stay / residential setting, the aim of this one-day course is to increase participants’ knowledge and confidence in the provision of end of life care [Read more]

512, 2018

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

Date:       Wednesday 29 May 2019

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]

412, 2018

Sacred Art of Living & Dying: Understanding Spiritual Pain 2019

Date:       Friday 14 and Saturday 15 June 2019

Understanding 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]

312, 2018

Quest for the Grail Men’s Retreat 2019

Date:       Friday 28 to Sunday 30 June 2019

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.

112, 2018

European Certificate in Essential Palliative Care – 16 September 2019

Date:       Tuesday 16 September 2019

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]

2911, 2018

Health Care Assistant Training Course

Date:       23 September 2019 - March 2020

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]

2511, 2018

The Enneagram with Prof. Richard Groves

Date:       Monday 18 & Tuesday 19 November 2019

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]

2311, 2018

Sacred Art of Living & Dying: Diagnosing Spiritual Pain 2019

Date:       Friday 22 and Saturday 23 November 2019

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]

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]

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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