Are you new to palliative and end of life care? This series of half-day
sessions will give you a broad but detailed understanding of how to recognise
and manage the most common aspects of symptom control.
Mix and match the half-day sessions depending on your experience and
knowledge or attend all six!

Session 1: *this is also available to book as a single short course here 

  • What is palliative and end of life care?
  • History of the hospice movement
  • Holistic model
  • Human rights
  • Future planning

Session 2 (30 May 2019, 9:15-13:00):

  • Physical and psychological pain
  • Opioid conversions

Session 3 (13 June 2019, 9:15-13:00):

  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Constipation and diarrhoea
  • Intestinal obstruction and ascites
  • Anorexia

Session 4 (20 June 2019, 9:15-13:00):

  • Breathlessness and anxiety
  • Agitation, confusion and paranoia
  • Secretions, cough
  • Fatigue and insomnia

Session 5 (27 June 2019, 9:15-13:00):

  • Psychological symptoms – denial, depression, emotional and
    spiritual distress
  • Lymphoedema management

Session 6 (4 July 2019, 9:15-13:00):

  • Medical emergencies – Hyperkalaemia, Spinal Cord Compression,
    SVC compression, Haemorrhage
  • Seizures
  • Terminal symptoms in last days of life

Pricing structure:

£60 for 1 session

£110 for 2 sessions

£150 for 3 sessions

£180 for 4 sessions

£200 for 5 sessions

£210 for 6 sessions

Who is the course aimed at?

Clinical staff

Venue:

The Academy, Yeovil Hospice, BA20 1HU 

Duration:

Half Day, 9:15 – 13:00

To book

Please contact our Education Team on 01823 365607 or email
[email protected]