The learning of this programme is delivered in a blended way. You will have access to 7 online training modules (available mid-September – login details will be sent to those who sign up) and these are followed by the interactive education day – Wed. Nov 14th. Participants will have opportunities to apply learning through the use of case studies, problem solving activities and reflective practice.
This education day draws experts from the staff of Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services and from across the island of Ireland. Speakers include;
- Professor Brian Lawlor: Conolly Norman Professor of Old Age Psychiatry at Trinity College Dublin and Consultant Psychiatrist at St. James’s Hospital
- Dr. Carole Parson: Lecturer, School of Pharmacy, Queen’s University Belfast:
- Dr. David Robinson Consultant Physician in Geriatric & General (Internal) Medicine, St. James’s Hospital
- Gain up-to-date, evidence-based knowledge of how and why medicines are used in pain and symptom management in palliative care.
- Understand the practical use and indications for a syringe pump in palliative care.
- Enhance communication skills with patients and colleagues to promote optimum pharmaceutical care of patients at end of life.
|Medicines Management in Palliative Care Programme|
|Welcome Address||Ms. Eimear O’Dwyer|
|Pain Management in Palliative Care: Applying Guidelines to Practice||Ms. Siún Tobin|
|The Pathophysiology of Dementia||Professor Brian Lawlor|
|Medication Burden and De-Prescribing in Dementia Patients with Palliative Care Needs||Dr. Carole Parsons|
|The Pharmacological Management of Dementia||Ms. Sharon Byrne|
|Delirium and Dementia||Dr. Sinéad Kelly|
|The Social Prescription in Gerontology||Dr. David Robinson|
|Psychosocial Issues in Palliative Care -Communicating with Patients and Families||Ms. Jackie O’Toole|
|Speaker Panel Discussion||Chair: Dr. Joan Cunningham|