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Advances in Palliative Care (3.5 Day Course)

 

Objectives

At the end of the session participants will be able to:

  • Managing pain and complex symptoms
  • End of life care for patients with long term conditions e.g. neurological, dementia, heart failure
  • Prescribing in renal failure
  • Communication
  • Managing last days of life for patients with difficult symptoms

 

Intended Audience

Qualified Nursing Staff who have already completed the 6 day Palliative Care Foundation Course within the last 5 years. If attendance on the 6 day Foundation Course was not within the last 5 years participants are invited to discuss their application with the Course Lead as this course builds on the knowledge gained within the 6 day course. This course will contribute to CPD participatory learning as part of your NMC re-validation

 

Dates & Times

Date

Time

Fri 19th & 26th Feb, 5 & 12th March 2021

9.15-16.30

Tues 29th June & 6th, 13th & 20th July 2021

9.15-16.30

Wed 24th Nov, 1st, 8th & 15th Dec 2021 9.15-16.30

 

Venue 

St Benedict's Hospice & Centre for Specialist Palliative Care, Ryhope, Sunderland, SR2 0NY

 

Cost 

£200.00 per person or free to South Tyneside & Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust staff members. 

This course is linked to University of Sunderland. Students have the option to complete Undergraduate /Postgraduate Certificate of Achievement in Improving Clinical Practice in Palliative and End of Life Care.

  • This is available at no additional cost for a limited time: 2021-2023
  • Faculty of Health Sciences and Wellbeing The School of Nursing and Health Sciences 
  • 20 level 6 or Level 7 credits 
  • Assessment:  The short course is assessed by a 2500 word critical reflective essay situated in practice within your specialist area. Submission date is 4 weeks following the end of taught days 

 

How to Book

South Tyneside & Sunderland NHS Foundation Trust Staff Members - to book a place please contact Samantha Bland, Senior Lecturer Practitoner in Palliative Care / Course Lead on Tel: 0191 512 8400 or Email: samantha.bland2@nhs.net or stsft.stbenlecturer@nhs.net

External Staff - please download the booking form (PDF format or Word Format) and return to stsft.stbenlecturer@nhs.net

If you would like further information on this course please do not hesitate to contact The Education Department on Tel: 0191 512 8437or Email: stsft.stbenlecturer@nhs.net