If you want to gain an Understanding of the Complex and Emotive issues surrounding the Care of Patients, their Friends and Families at this Sensitive time of Life, this is for you.
The course will help learners to identify and develop both their knowledge and skills, and to have those skills formally recognised. It is an excellent qualification for anyone wanting to recognise the importance of end of life care.
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Award in Awareness of End of Life Care
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Qualification Code 600/4893/1, 3 Credits
Successful completion of this course will enable the student to understand what is involved in the person centred care of people reaching the end of their life, and the delivery of appropriate support to individuals and families during this often-traumatic period.
The course covers many of the peripheral matters students will need that they may not have appreciated as important before taking the course, and also includes a basic grounding in the beliefs and customs practiced by different faiths in our increasingly multicultural society.
This excellent course results in a nationally recognised qualification, which is listed on the Qualification Credit Framework (QCF) at Level 2. It's ideal for counselors and therapists in various fields for augmenting knowledge and CPD (continuing professional development).
The course is specifically designed to be studied from home by distance learning at the student’s own pace, and teaches what work will be involved in End of Life Care.
It provides an overview of the emotive issues surrounding death and dying, and details the support services available during this difficult time. It specifically covers:
Different attitudes towards death and dying
Current approaches to end of life care
The range of support services available to individuals and others
Communication skills in the context of end of life care.
How to overcome communication barriers
Our Level 2 Award course "Awareness of End of Life Care" gives the learner a thorough introduction in the subject. It's ideal for students planning to move into a career in Health and Social Care or a related discipline, counsellors and other professionals working with susceptible people, and will be of interest to anybody involved with retirement homes and residential care, or hospices.
Clicking on the “Snapshot” tab above reveals a full and detailed programme of the modules studied.
Perhaps surprisingly, the Award in Awareness of End of Life Care Course has no entry requirements, other than personal motivation, desire and a genuine interest in the subject matter. As long as you also have a good general standard of education, you will gain immense benefit from it.
One of the key benefits of studying with My Distance Learning College is that we deliver the entire package of course materials in a single dispatch. This enables our students to get a real feel for the overall structure and content of the course, and chart their progress much more effectively. The modular method of delivery favoured by other providers breaks up and interrupts the learning process. It actively prevents students from moving faster through sections they are more confident with, or taking more time over the deeper concepts that require more thought and comprehension.
PLUS: Students of My Distance Learning College automatically get FREE access to the acclaimed “iLearnitEasy” coursework management system, which makes submitting assignments, getting feedback and critique, and interacting with other students on the course for mutual support, an absolute breeze! Push-button simplicity . . .
The course is accredited by CACHE, who are an awarding body regulated by the Office of the Qualifications and Examinations Regulator (Ofqual) in England, The Department for Children, Education, Lifelong Learning and Skills (DCELLS) in Wales, and the Council for Curriculum Examinations and Assessment (CCEA) in Northern Ireland.
If the prospect of exams frightens the life out of you, there is even more good news. There is no final exam!
The low price of the course includes dedicated tutor support, regular critique and feedback, and all assignments are marked by one of our professional tutors. You can even pay by instalments if funds are tight.
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Total Value is a minimum of £346.98 – it's almost as if you're getting your course for nothing!
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