Holistic Symptom Management and Palliative Care Course


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Expressions of Interest / Names now being taken for a further course which will be held later on in 2020. Please contact Nichola.wakefield@eolp.org.uk to be added to our list.

This course is available to professionals including health and social care and those working in related fields wishing to develop their knowledge and understanding of the key principles of symptom management in palliative care and improve the client/family experience.

The following symptoms will be explored: Pain, Anxiety & Depression, Nausea & Vomiting, Constipation, Breathlessness, Fatigue and Lymphoedema. Sessions will be facilitated by specialists in these areas.

The course will include:

  • Exploring the meaning of symptoms for the individual, the family, carer & professional
  • Examining an holistic approach to assessing and managing symptoms, taking into account the physical, social, psychological and spiritual impact of symptoms
  • Reviewing symptom assessment tools and frameworks
  • Appreciating both pharmacological and non-pharmacological approaches to symptom management
  • The role of the multi-disciplinary team in symptom management

On successfully completing this course you will have gained confidence and competence in recognising, assessing and managing symptoms for those approaching the end of life.

Dates

to be confirmed

Venue

St Luke’s Cheshire hospice, Winsford, Cheshire, CW7 1BH

Funding

Funding may be available through the EoLP Continuing Professional Development Grant.

Application Forms and Funding Information

Please contact info@eolp.org.uk for information regarding possible funding.

Cost

Subsidised cost £200

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