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Delivery method


Length of module

5 days

Academic credits and level

15 credits at level 6 or 7

Entry requirements

Applicants should currently be caring for people with a life limiting condition

Course summary

Students will explore the philosophy of palliative care and symptom management and apply this knowledge to their care of patients living with a life-limiting condition in a range of health and social care settings. 

This module is recommended for health and social care practitioners from any care setting working with individuals with a palliative condition. It will provide students with the knowledge and skills required to support and care for patients, maintaining their quality of life through holistic assessment, optimal symptom management, supportive communication, and multidisciplinary team working.

I thoroughly enjoyed the days in the school: the group dynamics were great and well-facilitated by the module leader, who encouraged group participation. It was really interesting hearing other students’ experiences.

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Palliative Care and Symptom Management | The Royal Marsden School
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