Educational courses

Symptom Management in Palliative Care and at the End of Life

About the course

This session introduces the assessment and management of some of the common symptoms experienced by service users receiving palliative care and those at the end of life. This will include pain, nausea, terminal agitation, breathlessness and respiratory secretions.

Learning outcomes:

  • To recognise the importance of impeccable assessment in relation to holistic care and effective symptom control
  • To identify the common symptoms that may occur, especially in the last hours or days of life
  • To consider the pharmacological management of key symptoms
  • To recognise that symptom control may be complex and know where to seek help and advice

Who should attend?

Nurses and Nursing Associates, medical staff, Paramedics

When is the next course?

  • Thursday 11 July 2024
  • Thursday 18 February 2025

Half day course 09:30 – 13:00

Where is the course being held?

This course will be held at St Barnabas House



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