This course is highly recommended for staff working in palliative care it bridges the gap between foundation level and Advanced communication skills training. The innovative use of the Real talk also makes this an ideal refresher for participants who have previously attended Advanced communication skills training. An opportunity to build on existing communication skills and behaviours relevant to caring for patients and their families with palliative and end of life care needs.
One component of the course is the use of ‘Real talk’ which is the set of video clips from recordings of real-life practice.
This course is suitable for clinical staff who have previously attended foundation level communication skills training (Sage and Thyme).
It is not advisable to attend this course if you have recently undergone personal serious illness or recently suffered a bereavement.