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Palliative care CPD training courses

7 January 2020

Palliative Care Cardiff CPD

At Cardiff University, we offer a suite of short CPD courses and postgraduate programmes in Palliative Care. Our short courses include face-to-face sessions and blended learning options. Our renowned MSc in Palliative Care is also a blended learning programme, designed to fit alongside work and home commitments.

Read on to find out more about our current training programmes, as well as upcoming courses and conferences.

Short CPD courses

Palliative CareRegister your interestThe MSc/Diploma delivery team have developed this two-day face-to-face CPD course as a response to the rising morbidity and mortality of incurable conditions. It provides a good grounding in palliative medicine and care, covering: cancer, dementia, end stage respiratory and end stage cardiac conditions.
Problem Solving in Paediatric Palliative Care2 March - 8 June (4 sessions)A Masters level short course in paediatric palliative care.  Organised by Cardiff University in collaboration with Ty Hafan Children’s Hospice and the All Wales Managed Clinical Network for Children’s Palliative Care. This blended learning course includes 4 face-to-face sessions, as well as online learning.
Masterclass in Palliative CareRegister your interestFor more than thirty years, professionals working in palliative care around the world, have updated and expanded their knowledge and skills by attending the Oxford Advanced Course in Pain and Symptom Management. Now, in partnership with Sobell House Hospice in Oxford, Cardiff University is hosting a one day Palliative Care Masterclass based on this course.

MSc programme

Palliative Medicine for Health Care Professionals (MSc)3 yearsThe MSc in Palliative Medicine for Health Care Professionals provides high quality distance education for clinicians working with neonates, children and adults in many different settings in all parts of the world.

Upcoming events

Cardiff 2020. A celebration of 30 years of palliative care education from Cardiff2 - 3 AprilThe impact of University programs in palliative medicine and care can be seen locally, nationally and internationally. There is still an urgent need to educate health care professionals in developing and delivering sustainable palliative care to populations around the globe.This conference will celebrate the work of all alumni from the MSc course. There will be opportunity to hear keynote speakers talk about innovations and for course participants to submit posters demonstrating their work. Some skill-based workshops will complement the plenary sessions, with participants choosing from teaching skills, team working and leadership and quality improvement.

Book your place at the conference and dinner (first come first serve basis)
Royal College of General Practitioners CPD eventTo be confirmedCheck back for further details, soon to be announced.

Contact us

If you would like further information about CPD opportunities, please feel free to contact our friendly CPD unit. We are on hand to answer any questions you may have about existing and upcoming training courses and events, and can also talk to you about bespoke professional development programmes for your organisation.

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This popular Masters level short CPD course is returning for 2020.