Introductory courses

Essentials in Palliative and End of Life Care for Registered Nurses (Revised)

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Dates:

Course 1: May 2022 – CANCELLED

Course 2: This course will take take place at the Education Centre, Terminus Road with CV-19 precautions in place.

Day 1 – Tuesday 20th September 2022 (09.30 – 12.30)

Day 2 – Tuesday 27th September 2022 (09.30 – 12.30)

Day 3 – Tuesday 4th October 2022 (09.30 – 12.30)

Day 4 – Tuesday 11th October 2022 (09.30 – 12.30)

plus your choice of one of our Management of Syringe Driver workshops (included in the price)

Course 3: Day 1 – Thursday 19th January 2023 (09.30 – 12.30)

Day 2 – Thursday 26th January 2023 (09.30 – 12.30)

Day 3 – Thursday 2nd February 2023 (09.30 – 12.30)

Day 4 – Thursday 9th February 2023 (09.30 – 12.30)

plus your choice of one of our Management of Syringe Driver workshops (included in the price)

Price: £300, to include all course materials

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 be held virtually via Microsoft Teams which 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 joining link 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.

Essentials in Palliative and End of Life Care