Please note that all courses and activity has been cancelled until October

due to the COVID-19 outbreak.

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


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

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


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

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

 

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

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

 

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

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

Syringe Pump Workshop Using the McKinley T34 Pump – Monday 28 September 2020

This half day online workshop will provide nurses, doctors and pharmacists with an opportunity to develop the theoretical knowledge and skill required to manage subcutaneous infusions using the McKinley T34 Ambulatory Syringe Pump.

Learning Outcomes

At the end of this programme participants will be able to:

  • Identify the indications for use of a syringe pump.
  • Demonstrate awareness of drug combinations, compatibilities and interactions.
  • Understand professional responsibility and accountability issues surrounding use of the syringe pump.
  • Prepare and assemble a syringe pump.
  • Outline the care and maintenance requirements of the syringe pump.
  • Trouble-shoot issues that can arise with the syringe pump

Accreditation Certificate from Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services. Nurses: Category 1 approval with 2.5 CEUs from An Bord Altranais (Nursing Board).

By |2020-06-25T14:49:50+00:00November 28th, 2019|Categories: Course, Palliative|0 Comments

Graduate Diploma/Certificate/Masters in Palliative Care (with UCD)

Please note that this course is administered by UCD and we do not take bookings. To book on for these courses please click on the relevant link below:

For further information see below:

http://www.nmhs.ucd.ie/study-with-us/graduate-programmes/palliative-care

MSc Palliative Care

http://www.nmhs.ucd.ie/study-with-us/graduate-programmes/courses/msc-palliative-care

Graduate  Diploma in Palliative Care

http://www.nmhs.ucd.ie/study-with-us/graduate-programmes/courses/graduate-diploma-palliative-care

Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care

http://www.nmhs.ucd.ie/study-with-us/graduate-programmes/courses/graduate-certificate-palliative-care

For full information on each module complete the details here.

By |2019-05-09T11:36:02+00:00March 31st, 2017|Categories: Course, Palliative|0 Comments

Management of Intra-Articular and Soft Tissue Injection Techniques

Enter details below for more information

Online applications to nmhs@ucd.ie (module code for Jan entry x738)

If you wish to be directed to the UCD website please click on the following link

Professional Certificate Management of Intra-articular and Soft Tissue Injection Techniques

For full information on each module complete the details here.

By |2020-03-05T15:20:25+00:00March 23rd, 2017|Categories: Course|0 Comments
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