Palliative Care Essentials

Wednesday 5th June 2019

Delegates will gain a broad understanding of palliative care essentials and increase their palliative care skills. 


Intended Audience

Clinicians, Community and District nurses, nurses, carers, GP’s, junior doctors 

Topics Covered

What is Palliative Care and introduction to Symptom Management

What is Palliative Care: Philosophy, Definitions, Controversies

Greater Manchester Commitments   

Pain control: Assessment, Mechanisms and Management

Nausea and Vomiting:   Assessment, Mechanisms and treatment

Breathless: Assessment, Mechanisms and treatment

Advanced Care Planning, End of Life Care and Case Studies

End of life care, including organ and tissue donation

Advanced care planning, including ReSPECT 

Non-malignant disease 

Complex pain 

Palliative care emergencies: in a community setting