Advances in Palliative Care Course (3.5 days)
To support the development of your knowledge and skill in the assessment and management of palliative care patients with complex symptoms.
St Benedict’s Hospice and Centre for Specialist Palliative Care has a purpose-built education facility and offers a range of education and training opportunities to NHS and non-NHS staff, be it medical, nursing, allied health professionals, ancillary staff, volunteers and medical and nursing students. Education is delivered both at the hospice education centre and other venues dictated by the needs of the learners.
Below are a list of training courses currently offered at St Benedict’s Hospice and Centre for Specialist Palliative Care.
Enhance skills for communicating effectively with patients, families and carers in a way that embodies compassion, dignity and respect when beginning realistic conversations about what lies ahead.
To support the development of knowledge and skill when caring for patients with palliative care and end of life care needs.
To raise awareness and build on knowledge and skill for caring for patients with palliative care needs and end of life care needs.
To introduce and outline the theoretical and practical aspects of the BD BG™ T Ambulatory Syringe Pump and discuss the legal aspects of medicine management and common drugs used in a BD BG™ T Ambulatory Syringe Pump
Notice distress, listen carefully, respond helpfully. Communication skills training, listening to people who are worried or upset.