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Palliative Care Symptom Management Workshop FULL Series

Day 1- Understanding the principles of Pain Management in palliative care (23 September 2020)

PAIN – WEDNESDAY September 23rd 2020
Time Title Speaker
13.30-13.35 Introduction Dr. Mary Bell
13.35-14.30 Physiology of pain Dr. Mary Bell
14.30-15.15 Pain Assessment Dr.Mary Bell
15.15-15.30 BREAK
15.30-16.15 Analgesia-Opiates, Adjuvants using case scenarios Dr Norma O Leary
16.15-16.45 Case scenarios
16.45-17.00 Discussion and questions Mary

Day 2 – Gastro Intestinal Symptom Management (20 October 2020)

GIT- TUESDAY October 20th 2020  
Time Title Speaker
13.30-13.35 Introduction Dr.Mary Bell
13.35-14.30 GIT symptoms-physiology/pathology Dr.Mary Bell
14.30-15.00 Managing nausea and vomiting
15.00-15.15 BREAK
15.15-16.00 Managing constipation
16.00-16.30 Pharmaceutical input of GIT symptoms Pharmacist
16.30-17.00 Case scenarios followed by

Discussion and questions

Day 3 – Central Nervous System Symptom Management (17 November 2020)

CNS – TUESDAY November 17th 2020
Time Title Speaker
13.30-14.45 Multisystem atrophy/Progressive Supernuclear Palsy (PSP) and Motor Neurone disease Bernie Corr
14.45-15.30 Delirium  & pharmaceutical management Dr.Mary Bell & Pharmacist
15.30-15.45 BREAK
15.45-16.30 Depression/Altered mood-Coping David Shannon
16.30-17.00 Discussion and questions All the above

Day 4 – Miscellaneous Symptoms and Issues to Manage in Palliative Care (9 December 2020)

WEDNESDAY December 9th 2020   
Time Title Speaker
13.30-13.35 Introduction Mary Bell
13.35-14.30 Breathlessness (Heart failure, COPD) Julie Goss
14.30-15.30 Palliative Care Emergencies (Spinal Cord Compression,

Haemorrhage,

SVC obstruction)

Catherine Turner
15.30-15.45 BREAK
15.45-16.45 Ethical issues Dr Joan Cunningham
16.45-17.00 Discussion and questions All the above


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By |2020-06-25T14:45:02+00:00December 4th, 2019|Categories: Course, Palliative|0 Comments

Palliative Care Symptom Management Workshop Series Day 1 – Pain

To receive information about this and other courses we offer, please fill out the enquiry form below.

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

PAIN – WEDNESDAY September 23rd 2020
Time Title Speaker
13.30-13.35 Introduction Dr. Mary Bell
13.35-14.30 Physiology of pain Dr. Mary Bell
14.30-15.15 Pain Assessment Dr.Mary Bell
15.15-15.30 BREAK
15.30-16.15 Analgesia-Opiates, Adjuvants using case scenarios Dr Norma O Leary
16.15-16.45 Case scenarios
16.45-17.00 Discussion and questions Mary Bell
By |2020-06-25T14:20:34+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Course, Palliative|0 Comments

Palliative Care Symptom Management Workshop Series Day 2 – Gastrointestinal

Day 2- Gastro Intestinal Symptom Management

GIT- TUESDAY October 20th 
Time Title Speaker
13.30-13.35 Introduction Dr.Mary Bell
13.35-14.30 GIT symptoms-physiology/pathology Dr.Mary Bell
14.30-15.00 Managing nausea and vomiting
15.00-15.15 BREAK
15.15-16.00 Managing constipation
16.00-16.30 Pharmaceutical input of GIT symptoms Pharmacist
16.30-17.00 Case scenarios followed by

Discussion and questions


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By |2020-06-25T14:46:28+00:00December 1st, 2019|Categories: Course, Palliative|0 Comments

Palliative Care Symptom Management Workshop Series Day 3 – Central Nervous System

Day 3- Central Nervous Systems

CNS – TUESDAY Tuesday November 17th 
Time Title Speaker
13.30-14.45 Multisystem atrophy/Progressive Supernuclear Palsy (PSP) and Motor Neurone disease Bernie Corr
14.45-15.30 Delirium  & pharmaceutical management Dr.Mary Bell & Pharmacist
15.30-15.45 BREAK
15.45-16.30 Depression/Altered mood-Coping David Shannon
16.30-17.00 Discussion and questions All the above

 

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By |2020-06-25T14:48:14+00:00November 30th, 2019|Categories: Course, Palliative|0 Comments

Palliative Care Symptom Management Workshop Series Day 4 – Miscellaneous Symptoms and Issues

Day 4 – Miscellaneous

WEDNESDAY December 9th 2020  
Time Title Speaker
13.30-13.35 Introduction Mary Bell
13.35-14.30 Breathlessness (Heart failure, COPD) Julie Goss
14.30-15.30 Palliative Care Emergencies (Spinal Cord Compression,

Haemorrhage,

SVC obstruction)

Catherine Turner
15.30-15.45 BREAK
15.45-16.45 Ethical issues Dr Joan Cunningham
16.45-17.00 Discussion and questions All the above

 

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By |2020-06-25T14:34:09+00:00November 28th, 2019|Categories: Course, Palliative|0 Comments

Dignity at Work Support Contact Person Training

Objectives:  Participants will:

  • Understand what is meant by Dignity at Work and what behaviours may constitute bullying, harassment and sexual harassment.
  • Be aware of the dynamics of bullying, its complexities and its subtleties
  • Be informed as to established definitions of bullying and harassment.
  • Be aware of the impact of bullying, harassment and sexual harassment on the individual and the organisation.
  • Be introduced to useful templates for understanding bullying and harassment and their impact eg the H Pyramid, the Window of Tolerance
  • Understand the scope of the law in Ireland on these issues.
  • Have a detailed understanding of Dignity at Work Policy and the Procedures.
  • Know the range of options for a staff member with concerns about bullying, harassment and sexual harassment
  • Have an awareness of the sensitivities of this issue for the staff member. 
  • Be clear about the nature, limits and boundaries of the role they are taking on.
  • Know how to structure an interview with a staff member. 
  • Be prepared with regard to the practical issues involved e.g. means of contact by staff member, venue, their own release from work etc. 
  • Be able to assess risk and to understand the limits to confidentiality and the reasons for those limits 
  • Have been provided with guidelines as to how to facilitate a meeting with a staff member who feels he or she is being bullied or harassed. 
  • Have considered the issues which may arise when supporting a staff member accused of bullying, harassment or sexual harassment. 
  • Be prepared for the impact of being in this role, and for dealing with this impact.

Methodology:

Participation is encouraged, and questions and discussion are welcomed.  This allows participants to tease out the issues, to apply the theory to practical examples, and to engage with the approach put forward.  Methods include structured group discussion, formal inputs by the trainers, group exercises, case studies and role plays.

By |2018-10-18T15:46:06+00:00October 18th, 2018|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments
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