European Certificate in Essential Palliative Care

Accredited Programme 12th September



Course information

About this programme

A multi professional programme designed to meet the needs of healthcare professionals with an interest in palliative and end of life care. It’s an opportunity to learn about the principles of palliative care, to help support people receiving a palliative care approach to have a better death regardless of setting.

AUTUMN 2022 – REGISTRATION OPEN Closes (26th August 2022)

12th September 2022 – Course launch event – GMT 1800hrs

9th November 2022 – Remote assessment day – GMT 0930 to  1400hrs

Medical, nursing staff and allied health care professionals. Candidates should have direct contact with patients requiring a palliative care approach but do not need to work in specialist palliative care.

Method of delivery

This is home based study, delivered as an 8 week distance learning course. It is broken into sections, self-directed work, supplementary e-learning. All candidates are provided with supportive virtual sessions,  an extensive course workbook and access to a comprehensive virtual learning site as well as a facilitator to support them through the course. Approximately 50 hours of personal study is recommended. The assessment for the course includes a 2500-word portfolio, 100 true false question paper and 2 clinically based vivas. Virtual attendance for  the exam day is essential.

Applications are through Princess Alice Hospice (application form button is at the bottom of the page)

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LOROS, Groby Road, Leicester LE3 9QE