Educational courses

An Overview of End of Life Care for Registered Nurses and Ambulance Crew

About the course

The aim of this course is to provide an opportunity for registered nurses working across all care settings to consider the principles and philosophy of palliative care for people at the end of life, linking theory to practice.
The important role of nursing care in enhancing comfort for people at the end of life will be explored, including how attention to detail really makes a difference to those receiving end of life care, their families, friends and health care professionals.

Topics covered include:

  • Principles & philosophy of palliative care
  • Advance care planning
  • The importance of effective communication skills in end of life care
  • Holistic assessment in end of life care
  • Recognising dying
  • Symptom management at end of life
  • Palliative care emergencies
  • Care of the carers
  • Exploring spirituality at end of life
  • Bereavement support

Who should attend?

Registered Nurses and Ambulance Crew

When is the next course?

Time: 09.30 – 16.00

Dates of course:
Day 1: Thursday 7 April 2022
Day 2: Thursday 5 May 2022
Day 3: Thursday 9 June 2022
Day 4: Thursday 7 July 2022
Day 5: Thursday 8 September 2022

Where is the course being held?

At St Barnabas House Hospice



Please contact us if you’re interested; we may have an agreement with your employer for payment or we may be able to advise you how to arrange alternative sponsorship.

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