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Educational Programmes

2809, 2018

Moving Points in Palliative Care Conference 2019

Date:       Wednesday, 6th 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]

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]

506, 2018

Mindfulness 8-Week Course

Date:       8 consecutive Wednesdays, 3rd October until 21st November 2018 and Saturday 10th November 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]

306, 2018

Sacred Art of Living & Dying: Transforming Spiritual Pain 2018

Date:       Fri 19 and Sat 20 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 2019

Date:       Friday, 28th to Sunday, 30th 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.

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 a comprehensive discussion on the pharmacological management of pain and other common symptoms, an overview of the use of syringe pumps [Read more]

501, 2018

Nursing Leadership and Management Skills

Date:       Wednesday Nov 21st & 28th and Tuesday Dec 4th

This short programme will prepare both new and experienced nurse managers employed in the long term care setting to fulfil their managerial role. The facilitator/s will provide participants with the knowledge necessary to achieve the skills and competencies when leading and managing a team and striving to assure quality systems in practice. Areas covered on the programme include leadership and management theories, nurse management competencies, reflection on practice through facilitated action learning sets and portfolio development and managing HR issues on the floor. [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]

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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