From compassionate communication through medical and nursing care and on to care after death, clinicians need ongoing education and training to enable them to meet the challenges that caring for dying people can bring.  The International Collaborative is pleased to endorse the following courses, which meet the Executive Committee's standards and contribute to the achievement of the Collaborative's objectives.

NOTE:  To advertise a course on this page, submit a Course Endorsement Proposal to the Coordinating Centre.  

 

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Communication

Advanced Communication Skills Training

Date:               23-24 February 2021;   18-19 May 2021;   21-22 September 2021

Duration:         Two days

Suitable for:    Senior doctors, junior doctors, nurses, allied health professionals

Members' fee: £400

Location:         Online

Language:      English

Delivered by:  University of Liverpool

Standard fee: £450

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, delegates will be able to:

  • Utilise the appropriate communication skills and strategies required to handle difficult situations with empathy and compassion

  • Tailor complex information to meet the needs of patients and carers

  • Reflect upon and critically appraise their own communication skills

  • Show awareness of the evidence base concerning optimal communication skills

Teaching Methods

Delivered by renowned educators Susie Wilkinson and Anita Roberts, the course will utilise experiential methods including role play with actors, exercises, demonstration videos and discussions.

Good communication skills are essential to providing good clinical and compassionate health and social care, and high-quality education is vital in supporting its delivery.

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How to Register

For more information, visit www.pcil.org or email the course administrator, Karen Ross, at karen.ross2@liverpool.ac.uk.

Communication

How to have compassionate virtual consultations

Date:               Monday 12th July 2021

Duration:         Half day

Suitable for:    Senior doctors, junior doctors, nurses, allied health professionals

Members' fee: £45

Location:         Online

Language:      English

Delivered by:  University of Liverpool

Standard fee: £50

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the course, delegates will be able to:

  • Structure telephone/virtual consultations effectively

  • Use appropriate communication skills and strategies to handle difficult and complex consultations by telephone or on a virtual platform

  • Identify, explore, and respond to worries and concerns with compassion

  • Tailor information to meet the needs of patients and carers.

Teaching Methods

Delivered by renowned educators Susie Wilkinson and Anita Roberts, the course will utilise interactive demonstrations, video examples and discussions.  

This multi-professional course provides the opportunity to explore skills and strategies for holding consultations via telephone or virtual platforms on topics including breaking bad news, discussing a deteriorating condition, advance care planning, and resuscitation.

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How to Register

For more information, email the course administrator, Karen Ross, at karen.ross2@liverpool.ac.uk.