Individual Accredited Courses for CPD

The accredited courses delivered by the Palliative Care Institute Liverpool (PCIL) aim to support practising professionals to develop an in-depth knowledge and understanding of palliative and end of life care.

If you have an interest in this area and would like to challenge and develop your practice, please take a look below to find out further information.

You can access accredited courses in a number of ways i.e.

By undertaking the course on an individual basis to fulfil your interest in the field of palliative and end of life care and to maintain your continuing professional development (CPD) or

As part of a 'masters' programme of postgraduate studies

Whichever way you choose to study with the PCIL you will have the opportunity to develop both academic and professional knowledge and skills in support of your career progression.  On successful completion of each course you will be awarded 20 or 30 academic credits at Level 7 of the Higher Education Academic Credit Framework. This is dependent on the course you have undertaken.

For further information about the individual accredited courses please click on the links below.

MDSC 160 Advanced Practice in Palliative Care
MDSC 161 Advanced Practice in End of Life Care
HEAL 415 Therapeutic Communication Skills for Advanced Practice


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Course Enquiry

To discuss the options for studying on any of the courses / study days / programmes across the Institute Learning and Teaching Portfolio please contact Jan Barnard, Learning and Teaching Administrator, PCIL:
+44 (0) 151 794 8806 / or click on the link to complete the electronic course enquiry form.

Sharon Phillips, Learning & Teaching Lead (Acting), PCIL:
+44 (0) 151 794 8827 /


Information regarding fees can be found on the individual module and programme web pages.  However, you may also wish to explore options for funding.  Websites which you may find useful include UoL Funding Search Website and Hospice UK

Individual Accredited Courses for CPD