Palliative Care Symptom Management Workshop Series Day 1 – Pain

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This workshop aims to provide those working in palliative care (nurses, physiotherapists, pharmacists, social-worker and occupational therapists) whether new to specialist palliative care or those working in non-specialist care with an opportunity to develop their theoretical knowledge in palliative care symptom management (Pain) in order to optimise the quality of life of patients with life-limiting conditions.

Certificate:            Workshop 1 - Pain

Date:                    Wednesday 27 February 2019

Venue:                  Education and Research Centre, Our Lady’s Hospice and Care Services, Harold’s Cross, Dublin 6W

Fee:                       €55

Further Info:        This is a half-day course running from 13.30 to 17.00

Day 1- Understanding the principles of Pain Management in palliative care 

Title Speaker
Pain Assessment Noreen Holland
The WHO analgesic ladder and the management of pain using opioids.

– 1. How to escalate opioid doses 2. Opioid induced side effect management 3. Management of opioid toxicity 4. Opioid rotation

Dr Norma O Leary
Understanding the Pathways of Pain integrating the ‘why’ of the assessment and ‘how’ the analgesic works Stephanie Doyle

Discussions and questions on the above topics to follow


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