Palliative Care Symptom Management Workshop FULL Series

Day 1- Understanding the principles of Pain Management in palliative care (26 February 2020)

PAIN – WEDNESDAY February 26th  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 COFFEE
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 (1 April 2020)

GIT- WEDNESDAY April 1st  
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 COFFEE
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 (6 May 2020)

CNS – WEDNESDAY May 6th   
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 COFFEE
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 (27 May 2020)

WEDNESDAY May 27th   
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 COFFEE
15.45-16.45 Ethical issues Dr Joan Cunningham
16.45-17.00 Discussion and questions All the above


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By |2020-01-08T13:25:09+00:00December 4th, 2019|Categories: Course, Palliative|0 Comments

Palliative Care Symptom Management Workshop Series Day 1 – Pain

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

PAIN – WEDNESDAY February 26th  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 COFFEE
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 |2020-01-08T13:15:43+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- WEDNESDAY April 1st  
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 COFFEE
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 |2020-01-08T13:17:06+00:00December 1st, 2019|Categories: Course, Palliative|0 Comments

Syringe Pump Workshop Using the McKinley T34 Pump – Monday 27 April 2020

This half day workshop will provide nurses, doctors and pharmacists with an opportunity to develop the theoretical knowledge and practical 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 |2020-01-22T15:55:56+00:00November 30th, 2019|Categories: Course, Palliative|0 Comments

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

Day 3- Central Nervous Systems

CNS – WEDNESDAY May 6th   
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 COFFEE
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 |2020-01-08T13:10:14+00:00November 30th, 2019|Categories: Course, Palliative|0 Comments

Sacred Art of Living & Dying: Healing Spiritual Pain 2020

Participants experience and are mentored in a wide range of creative and effective psychospiritual tools for end of life care. The spectrum of practices includes art and music therapies, guided imagery, coma work and prescriptive ritual tailored to the spiritual belief of each patient. Holistic therapies are drawn from the world’s great spiritual traditions and applied with contemporary scientific skills.

What you can expect from this program:

  • Experience with three different styles of guided imagery which have a proven clinical track record for alleviating spiritual pain
  • Practiced with the principles of Coma Therapy for use with patients in states of altered consciousness.
  • Experimentation with one of several art therapy projects which can be applied for bed bound patients.
  • Study of the acclaimed science-based research of Drs. Larry Dossey and Joan Borysenko on the effectiveness of ‘non-local’ prayer on healing.
  • Development of a practical ritual to be used in end-of-life care based on traditional and contemporary models.
  • Reflection on a Bereavement Model for ‘reconciling grief’ based on the work of Dr. Alan Wolfelt’s Center for Loss and Transition in Boulder, Colorado.
  • Walking the labyrinth and reflection on its unique history as a symbol of spiritual pilgrimage.

Please click on this link to read Inside Out Magazine’s (Issue No .88 Summer 2019) interview with Professor Richard Groves on the Sacred Art of Living and Dying.

Please click on this link to view Professor Richard Groves speaking about the Sacred Art of Living and Dying in Ireland.

Various Continuing Professional Development / Accreditation

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By |2019-12-06T12:46:21+00:00November 29th, 2019|Categories: Course, Spirituality|0 Comments

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

Day 4 – Miscellaneous

WEDNESDAY May 27th   
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 COFFEE
15.45-16.45 Ethical issues Dr Joan Cunningham
16.45-17.00 Discussion and questions All the above

 

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By |2020-01-08T13:10:18+00:00November 28th, 2019|Categories: Course, Palliative|0 Comments
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