All Ireland Institute for Hospice and Palliative Care


Learning Platform

Learning Platform Logo PHThe Palliative Hub Learning Platform has been designed with the overarching goal of providing an online learning environment for professionals and the public alike to learn about palliative care and build upon their current knowledge.

The Learning Platform offers a number of online learning and blended learning programmes and provides an environment for palliative care educators to host their own learning materials. The site currently includes the following programmes:

  • Awareness raising on Palliative Care for Health and Social Care Professionals – AIIHPC
  • Awareness Raising on Palliative Care for the General Public – AIIHPC
  • ntroduction to Advanced Care Planning – University College Cork
  • Palliative Care: Assessment and Management of Common Symptoms – Marymount University Hospital and Hospice and University College Cork
  • Palliative Needs Assessment- Health Service Executive

The Learning Platform will host a wide range of courses including:

All Island Courses – AIIHPC commissioned five courses targeted at health and social care professionals, which are due to be launched in Spring 2015:

  • Introduction to Palliative Care (Milford Care Centre)
  • Communication issues in Palliative Care (Marymount University Hospice and Hospital & Milford Care Centre)
  • Introduction to Palliative Dementia Care (Northern Ireland Hospice)
  • Care of the Dying Older Person in the Last Hours of Life (St Francis Hospice)
  • Managing Older Peoples’ Pain Using A Palliative Care Approach (Our Lady’s Hospice and Care Services)

Hospice Education Providers – Hospices can utilize the Learning Platform to host their own courses

Other Education Providers – Other palliative care education providers on the Island of Ireland can utilize the Learning Platform to host their own courses, including universities and partner organisations.

AIIHPC Courses – AIIHPC developed two raising awareness presentations

Visit the Palliative Hub Learning Platform:

All-Ireland Institute of Hospice and Palliative Care at Our Lady's Hospice and Care Services, Harold's Cross, Dublin 6. Tel: +353 (0)1 491 2948. Email: [email protected]