Paediatrician Special Interest Palliative Medicine
Specialist training in palliative medicine to ‘special interest’ level. One year Full time equivalent training in palliative medicine. Involves work based assessments, 50 cases and time spent working in adult palliative medicine. Assessed via a portfolio assessment and discussion CSAC. Recieve a letter of recognition from the college speciality advisory committee of the RCPCH. Details can be found on the RCPCH website www.rcpch.ac.uk.
Universities offer PhDs in palliative care so it is worth checking. For example, the University of Lancaster offers a PhD in Palliative Care. This is a 48 month part time PhD, www.lancaster.ac.uk
Post Graduate Diploma/MSc
Post Graduate diploma/MSc Palliative Medicine at Cardiff University
Distance education for Clinicians - two years (PG Dip) or three years (MSc).
Post Graduate Diploma/MSc Palliative Care at Newcastle University
Part time online course for clinicians, Nurses, Allied Health Professionals - two years (PG Dip) or three years (MSc).
MSc Palliative Medicine for Health Care Professionals at Newcastle University
Distance Education. Multidisciplinary Programme. Neonates, Children and Adults covered. Three year course.
Post Graduate Diploma/MSc Palliative Care at Kings College London
One year full time or two years part time. Multi disciplinary and aimed at multi professional group.
Post Graduate Certificate
Post Graduate Certificate Palliative Care at Kings College London
Multidisciplinary and multi professional.
Post Graduate Certificate End of Life Care at University of Huddersfield
Taught course one year part time. Health and Social Care Practitioners. Adult focus.
Short Courses CPD
Short Course in Paediatric Complex, life limiting, end of life care at Coventry University
Aims to help healthcare professionals and paramedics understand care requirements. Web based learning tool - coventry web platform. CPD part time online course.
Introduction to children's palliative care at University of Central Lancashire
Short course, workshop. Multidisciplinary. No exam.
Principles in Paediatric Palliative Care at University of Birmingham
Short course mixture of face to face and online learning. Postgraduate module.