Communication Skills: Advanced

A role play based course to enable RNs and Doctors who encounter complicated scenarios to practice advanced communication skills to support people with life limiting illness

Communication Skills Advanced

At the end of the course I will be able to:

  • How to show empathy to encourage people to express their thoughts and feelings
  • Increase my confidence to effectively communicate with an individual with life limiting illness
  • Assess the individual’s response to information and check understanding and respond appropriately
  • Communicate honestly and sensitively with the patient and their family
  • Respond to conversations initiated by the individual or those important to them, about the choices they may need to make

How long does it take?

Two days

Additional Information

Attendees must be able to attend both scheduled sessions

You should have already attended Communication Skills: Intermediate

Pre-course workbook will be supplied

Attendees are asked to bring their own specific scenarios to discuss & role play

Course is appropriate for Band 5 and above


We are keeping the current situation under constant review and will be changing the way some of our planned training is delivered.  You will see some courses being delivered on line (usually via Zoom) or where face-to-face training works best, we will work with smaller classroom numbers. Please still book a place on the course you wish to attend and one of the Palliative Care Academy team will contact you.


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    You must attend both days to complete this two day course.
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