Educational courses

Symptom Management in the Last Days of Life

This session provides an introduction to the assessment and management of some of the common symptoms experienced by people in the last days of life.

About the course

This session provides an introduction to the assessment and management of some of the common symptoms experienced by people in the last days of life. This will include:

  • Pain
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Respiratory secretions
  • Terminal agitation
  • Hydration
  • Breathlessness

There will be a focus on the common drugs prescribed to manage these symptoms, including drug conversions and anticipatory prescribing. The session will consider some of the current national guidance that informs clinical practice.

Who should attend?

All healthcare professionals from all clinical settings

When is the next course?

Thursday 2nd December: 9am-1pm

Where is the course being held?

This course will be held at St Barnabas House

Fees

£40

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