Are you new to palliative care and end of life care? in this series of half-day sessions you will learn how to assess and manage symptoms and address concerns arising across the four domains of holistic care - physical, psychological, spiritual and social.
Mix and match the half-day sessions depending on your experience and knowledge or attnd all six!
Very interesting and informative. It has given me an insight and exposed me to terminology that I was not familiar with and plan to continue my own self-directed learning around the topic.
Session 1 - What is palliative and end of life care?
28 May 2020
Covering the history of the hospice movement, the holistic model, human rights and future planning.
This session is the first day of the symptom control series but can also be taken as a standalond session.
Click here to book as a standalone session.
Sessions 2-6 will cover the assessment and management of symptoms using both pharmalogical and non-pharmalogical approaches.
Session 2 - Pain
04 June 2020
Covering the causes, assessment and management of physical, psychological and complex pain.
Session 3 - Gastrointestinal
10 June 2020
Covering the causes, assessment and management of gastrointestinal symptoms.
Session 4 - Skin
18 June 2020
Covering wound care and the management of melignant fungating wounds and lymphoedema assessment and management.
Session 5 - Palliative care emergencies and nutrition and hydration
25 June 2020
Covering casuses, assessment and management of medical emergencies, management of nutrition and hydration in end of life care.
Session 6 - Psychological, spiritual and respiratory
02 July 2020
Covering psychological support in palliative care and the challenges faced and exploring the contribtution of spiritual care to symptom contrl (including spiritual pain).
This session will also include multidisciplinary approaches to managing breathlessness and low energy.
You can book any number of these sessions or all of them!
1 session - £45
2 sessions - £70
3 sessions - £95
4 sessions - £120
5 sessions - £145
6 sessions - £170
To book one or more of these sessions please get in touch with Min Perkins by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or call her on 01823 365607.