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End of Life Care Level 2 - Free Online Course

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Earn a Level 2 Certificate in End of Life Care - a Free Online Course by vision2learn

This free online certification helps students develop their knowledge and understanding of how to appropriately and sensitively care for those who are in the final stages of their lives.

Participants will be able to:

  • Deliver of optimum patient care.
  • Improve their healthcare skills to strengthen interactions and relationships with those under their supervision.
  • Develop the principles and knowledge that forms the basis for outstanding care and treatment of those in vulnerable medical states.
  • Acquire or develop important transferable skills applicable in a range of roles within the health industry.

Suitability - Who should attend?

This is a nationally accredited qualification and if you meet the eligibility requirements, you can take this course free of charge. You will be eligible for FREE study with vision2learn if you:

  • Are aged 19 or older.
  • Live in an eligible English postcode area
  • Have been an EU resident for the past three years.

No existing qualification is required for this course.

Outcome / Qualification etc.

Successful completion of this course leads to a nationally-accredited Level 2 Certificate in End of Life Care.

Why study this course with vision2learn?

  • It’s free for eligible learners.
  • Study 100% online at your own pace, whenever and wherever you choose.
  • Earn a vocational qualification valued by UK employers.
  • Personal support from a dedicated tutor throughout your course.
  • Additional online and telephone customer support free of charge.

Training Course Content

This course is taught 100% online.

Unit 1: Understand how to work in end of life care

Your learning goals:

  • Different perspectives on death and dying
  • The aims, principles and policies of end of life care
  • Factors regarding communication
  • Accessing the range of support services available to individuals and others.

Unit 2: Care planning in end of life care

Your learning goals:

  • The holistic approach to end of life care
  • Person-centred assessment and care planning
  • Advance care planning.

Unit 3: Understand how to provide support to manage pain and discomfort

Your learning goals:

  • Approaches to managing pain and discomfort
  • Assisting in minimising individuals’ pain or discomfort
  • Monitoring, reporting and recording on the management of individuals’ pain or discomfort.

Unit 4: End of life care and dementia

Your learning goals:

  • How an individual’s dementia can affect their end of life care
  • Supporting individuals with dementia affected by pain and distress
  • Supporting family, significant others and friends of an individual with dementia.

Unit 5: Understanding the role of the care worker in time of death

Your learning goals:

  • Supporting individuals as they are approaching death
  • How to care for a deceased individual
  • Support needed by family, significant others and friends of the deceased
  • Relevant legislation and policies.

Unit 6: Understand loss and grief in end of life care

Your learning goals:

  • The process of loss and grief
  • Loss in the context of end of life care
  • Supporting people following bereavement
  • Managing own feelings of loss and grief when working in end of life care.

Why choose vision2learn

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Over 30,000 learners find success with vision2learn each year

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This online course is free of charge to eligible learners. No costs to be incurred

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