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Palliative Care 5N3769 | 11th July – 10th August 2022

Course Name QQI Level 5 Palliative Care Support
Course Code 5N3769
Duration 34 Hours (evenings)
Location Derrane, Roscommon + Online (Zoom)
Module Status Optional
Accreditation QQI Level 5-Elective Module on the QQI Level 5 Major Award

Following HSE guidelines RSG has implemented suitable appropriate control measures place to mitigate the risk of COVID-19 infection:

  • Social distancing 2 metre (6 feet) space between you and other people
  • Provision of PPE
  • Provision of Hand Sanitiser
  • Provision of face masks

Due to demand- Apply or contact us for availability.

Schedule (Updated 19/05/22)

Date Day Time Location Total Hours
11th July Mon 6.00pm-10.00pm Online Zoom 4 hrs
13th July Wed 6.00pm-10.00pm Online Zoom 4 hrs
18th July Mon 6.00pm-10.00pm Online Zoom 4 hrs
20th July Wed 6.00pm-9.00pm Online Zoom 3 hrs
25th July Mon 6.00pm-9.00pm Online ZOOM 3 hrs
27th July Wed 6.00pm-10.00pm Online Zoom 4 hrs
3rd August Wed 6.00pm-10.00pm  Online Zoom 4 hrs
8th August Mon 6.00pm-10.00pm Online Zoom 4 hrs
10th August Wed 6.00pm-10.00pm Online Zoom 4 hrs
Further 6 hours for Learner Support & Reviews 34 hrs

TO APPLY CLICK HERE and select your module(s) of choice or for more information call us on 086 166 8428

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Course Aim
This course is designed to equip learners with the required skills, knowledge, and competence to provide person-centered care to a person diagnosed with a life-limiting illness, to work effectively within the multidisciplinary palliative care team, and to support the dying person’s significant others in a palliative care setting.

Course Content

  • Working with a Palliative Approach
  • Communication skills
  • Death & Dying
  • Bereavement

Entry Level

  • QQI Level 4 Certificate or equivalent qualification and /or relevant life and work experience
  • Competent in spoken and written English

Progression Route
Learners who complete this module can progress towards the full QQI Level 5 Major Award in Healthcare Support 5M4339


  • Learner Record allocated by the tutor (70%)
  • Assignment on the Philosophy and Principles of Palliative Care (30%)

Course Delivery

  • Directed Learning in a face-to-face setting
  • Directed learning via Virtual Classroom on the online Zoom Platform
  • Group Discussions/Interactions/Breakout Rooms
  • Work Experience/Simulated Work environment
  • Tutorials/One-on-one supported learning
  • Role Play
  • Self-Directed Learning
  • Problem-Based Learning

All training is delivered in a people-centered, friendly, and enjoyable learning environment to ensure each learner is given every opportunity to acquire the necessary knowledge, skills, and competence to excel in a caring role.  Training is delivered by expert dedicated tutors with a background and in-depth knowledge and experience of the healthcare sector including competency with the online learning model of delivery.