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Palliative Care

The module explores the philosophy of palliative care, assessment and management of common symptoms, care at the end of life, psychosocial issues effecting patients/carers and the helping strategies available to practitioners to support individuals prior to death and in the period of bereavement.

Entry Criteria

  • Effective registration with the NMC / HPC or other relevant professional body. ESSENTIAL
  • Undertaken successful level 4/5 academic study. ESSENTIAL
  • Currently be employed in practice and have the support of their manager in undertaking the module. ESSENTIAL
  • Have a named mentor in clinical practice throughout the duration of the module. ESSENTIAL

How to apply

Online Application Forms and Guidance Information

Key information

Module Category: NMAH
Module Code: 3361
Module Credits: 15
Module Level: 6

Module leader

Kerry Blankley
T: 0116 250 6513


Semester 2 2017:

This module runs once per academic year.

  • 13.00-15.00 Thursday 2 February
  • 13.00-15.00 Thursday 9 February
  • 13.00-15.00 Thursday 16 February
  • 13.00-15.00 Thursday 23 February
  • 13.00-15.00 Thursday 2  March
  • 13.00-15.00 Thursday 9 March 
  • 13.00-15.00 Thursday 16 March 
  • 13.00-15.00 Thursday 23 March
  • 13.00-15.00 Thursday 30 March
  • 13.00-15.00 Thursday 6 April 

Semester 2 2018:

This module runs once per academic year.

  • 13.00-15.00 Monday 29 January
  • 13.00-15.00 Monday 5 February
  • 13.00-15.00 Monday 12 February
  • 13.00-15.00 Monday 19 February
  • 13.00-15.00 Monday 26 February
  • 13.00-15.00 Monday 5 March 
  • 13.00-15.00 Monday 12 March 
  • 13.00-15.00 Monday 19 March
  • 13.00-15.00 Monday 9 April 
  • 13.00-15.00 Monday 16 April 

Return to study

This is a degree-level module in which you will be expected to produce assessed work at degree-level standard.

If it is sometime since you undertook other kinds of academically assessed work, you will be well advised to consider undertaking some self-directed academic updating around returning to study.

More information can be found here


Learning Beyond Registration contract


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