Symptom Control at end of life and the use of the Care and Communication Record (West Cheshire)


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Who is it for? Community nurses and registered nurses working in care homes in the West of Cheshire, caring for people at end of life. This course is also suitable for Paramedics who are administering end of life drugs.

Course Overview An overview of the medication used to control the 5 common symptoms at end of life, including an update on the control of Covid-19 symptoms and how to use the Care and Communication Record.

The course will cover:

  • Medication used for common symptoms at end of life including indications for use and dosages.
  • Drug calculations
  • Methods of administration
  • A ‘walkthrough’ the Care and Communicaiton Record
  • Case studies
  • Where to get help and support

Facilitators

  • Karen Finch : Locality Co-ordinator, The End of Life Partnership
  • Charlotte McBride Specialist Palliative Care Nurse (Cheshire and Wirral Partnership Trust).

Duration

2 Hour Interactive Online Session

Course Dates and Time

Wednesday 18 November 2020 : 13.00 – 15.00

To Attend Online Training

Access to either a computer, laptop or ipad. You will need a microphone webcam for vision and compatible browser, you do not need a Microsoft subscription to participate in the meeting.

Cost

FULLY FUNDED for staff working the Cheshire CCG footprint.  (Not available for delegates outside Cheshire CCG footprint.)

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