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CPD22 - Communication at the End of Life


At a glance

Explore useful skills and techniques that can be used to start and engage in the end of life conversation. You will discuss the daunting issue of talking to a client about dying and their death.

Study Mode Online
Intake Dates Year Round

Hours of study

This is a one hour course completed online.

Professional Recognition

Upon successful completion, you will be awarded one CPD hour.


Course Summary

You will cover the daunting issue of talking to client about dying and their death.  You will be provided with useful communication skills and information to start and engage in an end of life conversation.  It is these conversations that many health care professionals find uncomfortable and often difficult to broach.  As health professionals, you are often on the front line and these communication skills are vital for client centred care.

Learning outcomes for this course:

  • Describe steps on how to commence an end of life conversation
  • Identify the preparation requirements for an end of life discussion
  • Ascertain effective communication skills for an end of life discussion.

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Resources Required

There are no resources required for this course.

Program Structure

You will be required to complete the self-directed online course with quiz.

How to Apply


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