Symptom Management for RN's and Paramedics (2024)

This training is divided into 2 separate sessions :

Session 1 – Symptom Management in the last year

Identification of what Palliative Care is and the principles of Advance Care Planning

What is meant by the term Holistic assessment and how to apply in practice

Recognition of common symptoms that may occur during the last year of life and discussion around strategies for their assessment

Identification of when anticipatory medications may be required and where to access further support.

Session 2 – Symptom Management in the last days of life

How to recognise when a patient is in the last days of life (Dying Phase)

Explanation of the principles of Anticipatory prescribing

Identification of the 5 main symptoms at the End of Life and how they can be managed

Both sessions will be held on the same day (Session 1 from 10:00 hrs to 13:00 hrs and Session 2 from 14:00 hrs to 17:00 hrs).

Delegates are encouraged to attend both sessions on the same day.  However, It is understood that some delegates will be unable to attend Session 1 and Session 2 on the same day or may wish to attend only one of the sessions.  If this is the case please email with the dates of the session(s) you wish to attend and whenever possible we will accommodate your request.

Dates and Locations

12th March 2024 –  Beeches, The Learning & Development Centre, St Helena Hospice, Barncroft Close, Highwoods, England, CO4 9JU

19th September 2024 – Beeches, The Learning & Development Centre, St Helena Hospice, Barncroft Close, Highwoods, England, CO4 9JU

The cost for both sessions is £75.00 plus VAT.  If you require an invoice use coupon code ‘invoice’.

It is important for Hospice Education that we are able include everyone with different backgrounds and make the education experience accessible for all.  If you have any special requirements or need any reasonable adjustments to be made please email in advance of attending the training.

Any other queries should also be directed to the email address above.


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(H) Symptom Management - 19th September 2024
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