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Participant Profile:

The purpose of this training is to equip the learner with the skills required to apply a person-centred approach to caring and supporting clients once diagnosed with a life threating condition and when death is imminent. This includes responding appropriately to the needs of a dying person while promoting safety, dignity, respect & comfort. A review of the structure and organisation of Palliative care and Hospice care services to include the role played by the multi-disciplinary team & also to learn how to adapt a supportive system to help clients to live as actively as possible until death.This training is designed to equip the learner with the knowledge, skills and competence to understand and aid a client who may suffer from epileptic seizures. This course is also available to undertake through distance learning with a visit to our training center for competency assessment.

Classroom – 1 full day in a  classroom setting. Learners will be required to complete work outside of class time


Online  – Commence at a time suits you and work at your own pace. Full tutor support available throughout.

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Course Content

  • An Introduction into End of Life Care
  • Definition & Structure of Palliative Care
  • Review of Hospice Care in Ireland
  • Communication & Dying


Other information: You do not have to complete the online course in one sitting and you can also break it into small chunks if you wish. Should you have to leave the course unexpectedly, it will remember where you were the last time you left it. How long it takes you to complete the online course in Epilepsy Awareness really depends on you but 2 – 3 hours is a good guideline.
Assessment: This course online self-assessments after each module and an online certification exam at the very end. On successfully passing the final certification exam you will be issued with a certificate from Barrow training which is valid for two years.
Tutor Profile: All tutors are highly qualified professionals and subject matter experts.
Support: A range of accommodations and supports are available according to specific learner needs. One to one and email support available from tutors.
Resources: The course can be taken at any time and any place so all that is required is an internet connection and a computer or laptop

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