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Pain and Symptom Management in Palliative Care

Anglia Ruskin University
In Cambridge (England)

Price on request

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  • Course
  • Cambridge (England)
  • When:
    Flexible
Description

Learn about pain and symptom management in the context of palliative and end of life care. Enhance your skills in the management of pain and the relief of symptoms. Gain a better understanding of pharmacological intervention. Help patients and their families achieve a better quality of life.

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Venues

Where and when

Starts Location
Flexible
Cambridge
Cambridge Campus, East Road, CB1 1PT, Cambridgeshire , England
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What you'll learn on the course

Management
IT
Quality
Palliative care
Quality Training
IT Management
Skills and Training

Course programme

Learn about pain and symptom management in the context of palliative and end of life care. Enhance your skills in the management of pain and the relief of symptoms. Gain a better understanding of pharmacological intervention. Help patients and their families achieve a better quality of life.

Managing a patient’s pain and symptoms is at the heart of good palliative care. This course enables practitioners working with patients in any care setting to enhance their skills in pain management and the relief of suffering.

You’ll develop a comprehensive understanding of effective strategies for the relief of pain and symptoms. You’ll explore the concept of ‘total pain’ and the associated notion of suffering. You’ll learn about pharmacological interventions and the value of the multi-disciplinary team.

You will develop your ability to:

  • critically apply in-depth knowledge to the management of pain and symptoms in palliative and end of life care
  • analyse pain and symptom management
  • develop strategies for improving the quality of life of the dying patient
  • provide a focal point of resources in your practice area.

Course content

  • Evidence based practice
  • The use of opioid analgesia in palliative care
  • The management of nausea & vomiting
  • Respiratory symptoms & their palliation
  • The management of other refractory symptoms
  • Total pain
  • Suffering