Palliative Care Symptom Management Workshop FULL Series

Workshop 1 – Understanding the principles of Pain Management in palliative care (Thursday 23 September 2021)

Title of Topics Covered and Speaker

  • Introduction, Physiology of pain, Pain Assessment – Dr. Mary Bell
  • Analgesia-Opiates, Adjuvants and WHO ladder – Dr Norma O Leary

Live Webinar – Case scenarios on pain management delivered by a Clinical Nurse Specialist in palliative care.


Workshop 2 – Gastro Intestinal Symptom Management (Thursday 21 October 2021)

Title of Topics Covered and Speaker

  • Introduction, Pathophysiology and management of GIT symptoms including nausea, vomiting and constipation – Dr. Mary Bell
  • Pharmaceutical management of GIT symptoms – Pharmacist.

Live Webinar – Case scenarios on management of GIT symptoms delivered by a Clinical Nurse Specialist in palliative care.


Workshop 3 – Central Nervous System
 (Thursday 18 November 2021)

Title of Topics Covered and Speaker

  • Breathlessness (Heart failure, COPD) – Julie Goss, ANP in palliative care
  • Palliative Care Emergencies (Spinal Cord Compression, Haemorrhage, SVC obstruction) – Catherine Turner, CNS in palliative care
  • Ethical issues – Dr. Joan Cunningham

Live Webinar – “A Palliative Approach to End-of-Life Care” delivered  by Dr. Michael Connolly, Joint Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing

Workshop 4 – Miscellaneous Symptoms and Issues to Manage in Palliative Care (Wednesday 8 December 2021)

Title of Topics Covered and Speaker

  • Introduction, delirium and non-pharmalogical management of of CNS symptoms – Dr. Mary Bell
  • Multisystem atrophy/Progressive Supernuclear Palsy (PSP) and Motor Neurone disease – Bernie Corr
  • Pharmalogical management of CNS symptoms – Pharmacist
  • Depression/Altered mood-coping – David Shannon (Psychologist in Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services)

Live Webinar – Case scenarios on management of CNS symptoms delivered by a Clinical Nurse Specialist in palliative care.

By |2021-05-12T13:53:47+00:00December 4th, 2019|Categories: Course, Palliative|0 Comments

Palliative Care Symptom Management Workshop Series Day 1 – Pain

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Workshop 1 – Understanding the principles of Pain Management in palliative care (Thursday 23 September 2021)

Title of Topics Covered and Speaker

  • Introduction, Physiology of pain, Pain Assessment – Dr. Mary Bell
  • Analgesia-Opiates, Adjuvants and WHO ladder – Dr Norma O Leary

Live Webinar – Case scenarios on pain management delivered by a Clinical Nurse Specialist in palliative care.

By |2021-04-28T13:36:39+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Course, Palliative|0 Comments

Palliative Care Symptom Management Workshop Series Day 2 – Gastrointestinal

Workshop 2 – Gastro Intestinal Symptom Management (Thursday 21 October 2021)

Title of Topics Covered and Speaker

  • Introduction, Pathophysiology and management of GIT symptoms including nausea, vomiting and constipation – Dr. Mary Bell
  • Pharmaceutical management of GIT symptoms – Pharmacist.

Live Webinar – Case scenarios on management of GIT symptoms delivered by a Clinical Nurse Specialist in palliative care.


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

By |2021-04-28T13:57:19+00:00December 3rd, 2019|Categories: Course, Palliative|0 Comments

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

 

Workshop 3 – Central Nervous System Symptom Management (Thursday 18 November 2021)

Title of Topics Covered and Speaker

  • Introduction, delirium and non-pharmalogical management of of CNS symptoms – Dr. Mary Bell
  • Multisystem atrophy/Progressive Supernuclear Palsy (PSP) and Motor Neurone disease – Bernie Corr
  • Pharmalogical management of CNS symptoms – Pharmacist
  • Depression/Altered mood-coping – David Shannon (Psychologist in Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services)

Live Webinar – Case scenarios on management of CNS symptoms delivered by a Clinical Nurse Specialist in palliative care.

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

By |2021-04-28T13:45:20+00:00November 30th, 2019|Categories: Course, Palliative|0 Comments

Palliative Care Symptom Management Workshop Series Day 4 – Miscellaneous Symptoms

Day 4 – Miscellaneous Symptoms and Issues to Manage in Palliative Care (Wednesday 8 December 2021)

Title of Topics Covered and Speaker

  • Breathlessness (Heart failure, COPD) – Julie Goss, ANP in palliative care
  • Palliative Care Emergencies (Spinal Cord Compression, Haemorrhage, SVC obstruction) – Catherine Turner, CNS in palliative care
  • Ethical issues – Dr. Joan Cunningham

Live Webinar – “A Palliative Approach to End-of-Life Care” delivered by Dr. Michael Connolly, Joint Associate Professor of Clinical Nursing

 

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

By |2021-05-12T13:53:43+00:00November 28th, 2019|Categories: Course, Palliative|0 Comments

Syringe Pump Workshop Using the McKinley T34 Pump – From 26 April 2021

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 |2021-05-12T13:53:41+00:00November 26th, 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 |2020-07-21T13:06:38+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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