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
Title of Topics Covered Speaker/Author
Introduction Dr. Mary Bell
Physiology of pain Dr. Mary Bell
Pain Assessment Dr. Mary Bell
Analgesia-Opiates, Adjuvants using case scenarios Dr Norma O Leary
Case scenarios
Live Webinar Discussion and questions Mary

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

GIT- TUESDAY October 20th 2020  
Time Title of Topics Covered Speaker/Author
Introduction Dr.Mary Bell
GIT symptoms-physiology/pathology Dr.Mary Bell
Managing nausea and vomiting
Managing constipation
Pharmaceutical input of GIT symptoms Pharmacist
Live Webinar  Case scenarios followed by

Discussion and questions

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

CNS – TUESDAY November 17th 2020
Time Title of Topics Covered Speaker/Author
Multisystem atrophy/Progressive Supernuclear Palsy (PSP) and Motor Neurone disease Bernie Corr
Delirium  & pharmaceutical management Dr.Mary Bell & Pharmacist
Depression/Altered mood-Coping David Shannon
Live Webinar 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 of Topics Covered Speaker/Author
Introduction Mary Bell
Breathlessness (Heart failure, COPD) Julie Goss
Palliative Care Emergencies (Spinal Cord Compression,

Haemorrhage,

SVC obstruction)

Catherine Turner
Ethical issues Dr Joan Cunningham
Live Webinar Discussion and questions All the above


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By |2020-08-05T11:39:33+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. Topics to be covered:

PAIN – WEDNESDAY September 23rd 2020
Title of Topics Covered  Speaker/Author
Introduction Dr. Mary Bell
Physiology of pain Dr. Mary Bell
Pain Assessment Dr.Mary Bell
Analgesia-Opiates, Adjuvants using case scenarios Dr Norma O Leary
Case scenarios
Live Webinar Discussion and questions Mary Bell
By |2020-08-05T12:17:47+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 
Title of Topics Covered Speaker/Author
Introduction Dr.Mary Bell
GIT symptoms-physiology/pathology Dr.Mary Bell
Managing nausea and vomiting
Managing constipation
Pharmaceutical input of GIT symptoms Pharmacist
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 |2020-08-05T12:17:44+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 
Title of Topics Covered Speaker/Author
Multisystem atrophy/Progressive Supernuclear Palsy (PSP) and Motor Neurone disease Bernie Corr
Delirium  & pharmaceutical management Dr.Mary Bell & Pharmacist
Depression/Altered mood-Coping David Shannon
Live Webinar Discussion and questions All the above

 

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By |2020-08-05T12:17:42+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  
Title of Topics Covered  Speaker/Author
Introduction Mary Bell
Breathlessness (Heart failure, COPD) Julie Goss
Palliative Care Emergencies (Spinal Cord Compression,

Haemorrhage,

SVC obstruction)

Catherine Turner
Ethical issues Dr Joan Cunningham
Live Webinar Discussion and questions All the above

 

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

By |2020-08-05T12:17:39+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 |2020-07-21T13:06:38+00:00March 31st, 2017|Categories: Course, Palliative|0 Comments
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