Introductory courses

Fundamentals in Palliative and End of Life Care for Registered Nurses

Helen Evans
Helen Evans

*Formerly known as Essentials in Palliative and End of Life Care for Registered Nurses*

Dates: Wednesday 6th, 13th, 20th & 27 November 2024

This includes your choice of one of our Management of Syringe Driver workshops (included)

Price: £80 as partially funded by NHS Sussex

Where: Virtual via Microsoft Teams

This short, four day course is for registered nurses earlier in their careers to provide a grounding in the key principles of palliative and end of life care.

The course consists of four days which will run once a week for four consecutive weeks (where applicable), plus your choice of one of our Management of Syringe Driver workshops (included in the price).

The course includes:-

  • The philosophy & principles of palliative care
  • Principles of pain assessment and management
  • Nausea, vomiting and obstruction
  • Emergencies in palliative care
  • Emotions and cognitions in palliative and end of life care
  • Management of symptoms in the last days of life
  • Introduction to models of grief and bereavement support

This course will either be held at the Education Centre or via Microsoft Teams and can be booked below – please ensure that individual emails are supplied as we are unable to accept generic emails. After booking you will receive a course reminder to the email address you have registered by the day before the event. This link is specific to the individual and we respectfully ask that this is not shared in anyway.

Please contact education@stwh.co.uk with any queries.