Short Courses and Study Days

In addition to the accredited courses delivered by the Learning & Teaching Team at the Marie Curie Palliative Care Institute Liverpool, you can also access the varied portfolio of short courses and study days:

The Learning & Teaching Division at the MCPCIL offer a number of short courses and study days in support of your personal and professional development.  You can choose to undertake courses which develop your knowledge and understanding of contemporary palliative and end of life care and, for the more experienced practitioner, the potential to teach others through our well established and popular 'Training for Teachers in Palliative Care' course.  Please click on the links below for more information about this short course.

Training for Teachers - Foundation
Training for Teachers - Masterclass


Cheshire and Merseyside Palliative and End of Life Care Network Educator Development Programme

If you are a Nurse or Allied Health Professional working within a specialist palliative care setting or role then the new and exciting Educator Development Programme may be for you.  It will help you to develop your knowledge, skills and confidence in teaching where this is part of your clinical role.  The programme is facilitated by experienced Lecturers with a clinical background in palliative care and Post Graduate teaching qualifications.

For a brief outline of the Programme and workshop dates please click on the links below.  You can also find out further information by contacting MCPCIL on the contact details below.

Educator Development Programme Information

Educator Development Programme Dates


Communication Skills Education and Training

The Learning & Teaching Team offers core, intermediate and advanced level communication skills training, delivered by a well-established team of recognised communication skills facilitators, all with clinical backgrounds in palliative care.  Course places can be accessed directly through the MCPCIL which leads and co-ordinates the Cheshire and Merseyside Communication Skills Training Programme.  For further information on how to access communication skills training or if you are an organisation looking for bespoke training, please contact the Learning & Teaching Team to discuss your individual needs.

Dates for Cheshire and Merseyside Communication Skills Training Programme 2017/18 can be found here

Training for Facilitators in Advanced Communication Skills Liverpool 2017 dates now available.  Please contact Mrs Jan Barnard for further details.

Other short courses delivered by the Institute include:

Palliative and end of life care training for Specialist Trainee Registrars

Short courses and study days for Health and Social Care staff

To discuss the options for studying with the MCPCIL please contact Jan Barnard, Learning and Teaching Administrator, MCPCIL:
+44 (0) 151 794 8806 / or click on the following link to complete the electronic course enquiry form

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