Clinical Management

Hydration at End of Life

Helen Evans
Helen Evans

Date:  Thursday 20th June 2024 09.30 – 12.30 virtual via Teams

Monday 25th November 2024 09.30 – 12.30 virtual via Teams

Price: Fully funded by NHS Sussex – open to all Sussex employees in health and social care or £50 if you work outside of these areas to include all course materials.

Where: Virtual via Microsoft Teams

This half day course is suitable for all health and social care professionals from all clinical settings.

We welcome any health care professional who wishes to gain greater knowledge and understanding on all aspects of hydration for the person at the end of their life and also the issues in clinically assisted hydration. It gives participants a better understanding of the ethical issues surrounding hydration at the end of life.

The course is set against the background of the NICE guidance on ‘Care of the Dying Adult in the Last Days of Life’ (2015) and its focus on maintaining hydration, which is not fully explored in other hospice education.

Key learning outcomes:-

  • To gain knowledge and understanding on all aspects of hydration for the person at the end of their life.
  • To gain knowledge on the issues in clinically assisted hydration.
  • To understand and explore the ethical issues surrounding hydration at end of life.

This course links to specific subject areas and tiers within the EoLC Core Skills Training Framework.

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.