MQF/EQF LEVEL 4 AWARD IN
end of life care
About this course
This module intends to improve the knowledge and understanding of palliative and end of life care. This module aims to cover the key principles of supporting patients approaching the end of their lives, the importance of communication in such scenario, ways to improve the patients’ quality of life during their final hours and much more.
|Course Title||Palliative and End of Life Care|
|Qualification Framework Level||MQF/EQF Level 4|
|Programme Duration||1 Months (Full-Time)|
|Placement Hours||4 Hours|
|Mode of Attendance||Full Time|
|Mode of Delivery||Face-to-Face Lectures|
|Total ECTS Credits||3 ECTS|
|Location||Triq il-Ghadam, Birkirkara, CBD 1060, Malta|
- Aged 16+ upon entry of course
- Communicate using oral and written English
- Minimum school leaving certificate
- Clean Police Conduct
- Copy of ID card or Passport
Total Tuition Fees: Eur 240
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Learning Outcomes for Knowledge obtained at the end of the programme:
The learner will be able to:
- Care and provide support to patients approaching their end of lives
- Assist individuals following bereavement
There is only one module in this course which aims to cover the key principles of supporting patients approaching the end of their lives, the importance of communication in such scenario, ways to improve the patients’ quality of life during the final hours and much more.
- Contact hours: 15
- Supervised placement hours: 4
- Self-study hours: 42
- Assessment hours: 14
The course will commence on 5th October 2023.
Every Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:00PM-8:00PM.
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- Staff mentors
- Care supervisor
- Care coordinator
- Nursing assistants
- Non-care administrative roles
- Support worker
- Nursing home assistant
- Senior care worker
- Team leader
- Independent living advisor
- Aged care worker
- Nurse practitioner
Age Group: 16+
Existing professionals or newbies who may want to further their career in elderly care/sector can amplify their skills and knowledge of this topic with our accredited short course in Palliative and End of Life Care Award, and it could make all the difference in escalating your career path.
This Course will be assessed through the submission of:
- Contemplative Essay (25%)
- Case Analysis (25%)
- Written Exam (50%)
This course is accredited and licensed by the Malta Further and Higher Education Authority (MFHEA).
The Malta Further and Higher Education Authority (MFHEA) is responsible for fostering the development and achievement of excellence in Further and Higher education in Malta through effective licensing, accreditation, quality assurance, research, and recognition of programmes of study, established under the Malta Qualifications Framework (MQF)
Licence Number: 2019-010