Degree and Masters'

Arthur Rank Hospice is collaborating with Anglia Ruskin University to offer a new accredited module Palliative and End of Life Care: Management of Symptoms in Advanced Disease.

This twelve-week module is delivered by our hospice specialist palliative care practitioners and teaching team and can be taken at degree or master’s level. You will study in our purpose-built Education & Conference Centre at Shelford Bottom, Cambridge.

You will explore the various causes and management of symptoms and learn how to communicate sensitively about end of life concerns. This knowledge will be applied to your practice in your assignment.

For further information, entry requirements, fees and to apply visit the ARU website or contact Kay Hardwick, Head of Education, Arthur Rank Hospice 01223 675781.

Who should attend?

You'll be a healthcare practitioner involved with caring for adults who are approaching the end of their life and also supporting their families. The course is relevant to a variety of settings, including care homes, hospitals, hospices and the community.

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Course Details

Continuing Professional Development (short course)

2025 Dates: 20th Jan, 27th Jan, 3rd Feb, 10th Feb, 24th Feb, 3rd Mar, 10th Mar, 17th Mar 2025

Module level: 6 and 7

Module credits: 30 credits

This course will be delivered at the Arthur Rank Hospice in Cambridgeshire and via an online platform.

Meet Kay Hardwick

Our Head of Education and Practice Development. Kay has worked as a palliative care nurse and CNS, primarily in community facing specialist roles. She completed a Palliative Care Degree at Anglia Ruskin University and then moved into education completing a MSc in Medical and Healthcare Education. Kay is especially interested in CPD and helping health care professionals to develop effective communication skills to use in practice.

Kay is an Associated Lecturer with ARU and she is also proud to be a Queens Nurse.