Introduction to Palliative Care (3 Days)

 

Purpose

The aim of the course is to enable the learner to develop a broad knowledge base in the care of people who require palliative care.

Learning Outcomes

By the end of the course the learner will be able to:

  • Develop an understanding of the scientific basis for the management of patients requiring palliative care
  • Discuss the therapeutic interventions in the management of pain and the relief of other symptoms for patients with cancer and non-cancer related conditions requiring palliative care
  • Examine the professional, legal and ethical issues that are relevant to the management of patients requiring palliative care
  • Discuss a range of current research that is pertinent to the practice of nursing in this specialist field
  • Discuss how the principles of palliative care may be applied to patient assessment and the planning, implementation and evaluation of appropriate care and management
  • Appreciate the significance of the psychological, social, spiritual and sexual aspects of care for the patient and their family
  • Reflect on the processes of learning and teaching and how they may be applied to the facilitation of learning in clinical practice
  • Discuss the importance of multidisciplinary team collaboration in the care and management of patients requiring palliative care

Audience

Registered nurses working with palliative care patients.

Method

Lecture and discussion

Cost

£255.00

Please note you will be informed in advance if there is a direct cost to you or your organisation for your attendance at this programme.




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Label Dates & Times Venue Facilitator Administrator
Tues 27 Mar, Wed 25 April + Tuesday 1 May 2018
(9.30 - 4.30)
CEC - Altnagelvin Sue Patchett
Stella McFadden