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Pharmacological Approaches to Symptom Relief in Palliative Care

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North Devon Hospice

Deer Park

Rumsam Road

Barnstaple

EX32 0HU

United Kingdom

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This course aims to facilitate and enhance the personal and professional development of nurses and allied health professionals across all care settings engaged in palliative care. Throughout the day we will explore evidence-based practice of the management of complex symptoms in advanced disease. Participants will acquire advanced holistic assessment skills relevant to palliative care.

Aim

To be able to assess and manage symptoms for people with palliative needs

Learning Outcomes

To be able to perform a holistic assessment
To be able to identify different types of pain
To understand different pharmacological approaches to:

  • Pain management
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Constipation
  • Breathlessness

To know how and when to refer to specialist services

Dates for 2018:

  • Thursday 8th February
  • Thursday 11th October

Booking terms and conditions can be found on our website, please familiarise yourselves with these before reserving your place on this Study Day.

FAQs

What are my transport/parking options for getting to and from the event?

There is free parking at the Hospice car park and local on road parking

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Email: education@northdevonhospice.org.uk

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

No

Is my registration fee or ticket transferrable?

You can transfer your ticket to another person or to another event, please see full terms and conditions on our website

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Yes


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EX32 0HU

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