Essentials in Palliative and End of Life Care
Monday 18th November 2019
This study day will increase delegates knowledge of generalist palliative care skills, and knowledge of the palliative care services available within The Christie NHS Foundation trust.
Clinicians, Community / District Nurses, Nurses, Carers, GP’s, Junior Doctors, not currently working as a palliative specialists.
Perspective of patient and carers
Basics of symptom control: Pain, nausea, vomiting & breathlessness
End of life care in an acute setting
Organ and tissue donation
Advance Care Planning
Support of families and children
Complementary therapy for symptom control
Malignant Spinal Cord Compression
Use of Specialist Medicines e.g. Ketamine, methadone, fast acting fentanyl’s and octreotide for symptom control
Psycho-oncology interface in advanced cancer
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