Putting Ambitions into Action Programme

Putting Ambitions into Action Programme

Two day course for those working in End of Life Care and Palliative Care in the community.

This course will be delivered by a number of different professionals who are working within Specialist Palliative Care and End of Life Care.

Course dates:

9th October & 6th November

09:15 – 16:00 (both dates)

Both dates will require full commitment

Course Fees:

£50 per person for those working within Social Care and Hospitals.
to include all course materials and refreshments; a certificate will be awarded on completion of both dates

Course Venue:

Rowans Hospice, Purbrook Heath Road, Purbrook, Waterlooville, Hampshire, PO7 5RU

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Places on this course are free for Rowans Hospice, Southern Health and Solent NHS staff—please be aware places are limited and will be awarded on a first come first served basis.

Target Audience:

The Putting Ambitions in Action Programme is suitable for Community Nurses and Qualified AHP’s working in End of Life Care in Hospices, Hospitals or the Community.

Course Information:

This is a course that will cover many essential End of Life Care topics to improve the quality of care, including:

  • Looking at how national and local policies impact and influence every day practice
  • Person centred, personal choices and shared decision making
  • Sensitive communication and supporting families
  • Spirituality and diversity
  • Loss, grief and bereavement
  • Care of the dying in the last few days

By the end the course, participants will be able to:

  • Identify from their clinical practice where and when interventions have worked well and also where it has been less successful: demonstrating insight into influencing factors
  • Demonstrate sensitive communication skills with those in their care
  • Demonstrate an understanding of loss, grief and bereavement—the normalities and complexities
  • Critically discuss the interventions for a person with complex symptoms at End of Life
  • Consider and give valid rationale for decisions such as: DNACPR and withholding antibiotics
  • Identify one new approach / learning that they will take back to their practice
  • Identify the local and national drivers for Health and Social Care
  • Discuss current models for EoLC in both Health and Social Care settings

For more details or to book please email: education@rowanshospice.co.uk

Course Testimonials

"A very enjoyable course and very relevant to the nature of my work; some repetition, but this will help me to remember – thank you"

"Highly recommend as I learnt a lot today"

"Very knowledgeable information, lovely refreshments and really good speakers / presenters"

"Very informative"