Palliative Care Awareness for Registered Nurses (Full Day)

 

Purpose

To consider the care and support needs of patients and their families during the palliative stage of illness.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of the study day participants will be able to:

  • Discuss the philosophy of palliative care
  • Demonstrate an understanding of the origins of palliative care
  • Define the meaning of palliative care and discuss the palliative care approach
  • Identify and discuss the key priority areas involved in the strategic direction of palliative and end of life care in NI
  • Discuss the symptoms and behaviour which may indicate the end stage of a patient’s illness.
  • Explain essential comfort measures in the last days of life.
  • Discuss the importance of effective communication in palliative care
  • Outline the needs of relatives and staff caring for a patient in the palliative / end stage of illness and into bereavement.

Audience

Registered nurses working with adult patients who may require palliative care.

Method

Lecture, Discussion and Group Work

Cost

£105.00

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
Tuesday 3 October 2017
(9.15 - 4.30)
CEC - Belfast Sharon Maginn
Tom Mulligan
Hazel Conn
Monday 23 October 2017
(9.15 - 4.30)
CEC - Antrim Nuala McCarron
Sue Patchett
Glynnis Johnston
Fully Booked
Friday 27 October 2017
(9.15 - 4.30)
CEC - Craigavon Sharon Maginn
Tom Mulligan
Hazel Conn
Fully Booked
Monday 11 December 2017
(9.15 - 4.30)
CEC - Craigavon Sharon Maginn
Tom Mulligan
Hazel Conn
Monday 11 December 2017
(9.15 - 4.30)
CEC - Antrim Nuala McCarron
Sue Patchett
Kylie Steinberg
Fully Booked
Monday 18 December 2017
(9.15 4.30pm)
CEC - Altnagelvin Sue Patchett
Stella McFadden
Tuesday 6 February 2018
(9.15 - 4.30)
CEC - Antrim Nuala McCarron
Sue Patchett
Kylie Steinberg
Thursday 22 March 2018
(9.15 - 4.30pm)
Southwest Acute Hospital Sue Patchett
Stella McFadden