ASC0106 PALLIATIVE CARE

What topics are covered by the course?

Introduction
Introduction & course overview
Course Programme
The life death cycle
Management of pain
Skin care
Mouth care
Communication
Common symptoms
Psychological aspects of care
Spiritual aspects of care
Patient support
The last hours of life
Family support during patient illness and in bereavement
Dealing with own feelings
Evaluation

Who should attend?

This course is suitable for both care and nursing staff who are new to this field oras a refresher.

What will I be able to do on completion?

Palliative care is the active holistic care of patients with advanced progressive illness. Management of pain and other symptoms and provision of psychological, social and spiritual support is paramount.
This course is suitable for both care and nursing staff who are new to this field or as a refresher.

How will I be assessed?

Ongoing assessment and evaluation

Introduction
Introduction & course overview

Course Programme
The life death cycle
Management of pain
Skin care
Mouth care
Communication
Common symptoms
Psychological aspects of care
Spiritual aspects of care
Patient support
The last hours of life
Course Programme (continued)
Family support during patient illness and in bereavement
Dealing with own feelings
Evaluation

Bespoke Courses
For qualified or experienced staff the course can be extended to a full day to allow Palliative Care to be explored in greater depth including greater understanding of pain control and common treatments. Wound care is also covered to a fuller level.

The extended course is highly interactive
allowing delegates to discuss their experiences and concerns in a shared group setting.

Guide Price: FROM 250.00 +VAT

Delivery: In house
Category: Palliative Care »
Duration: 3 hours
Qualification: Certification

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