06th May 2020
30th September 2020
8.30a.m. – 4.30p.m.
Eligible to attend:
Doctors, Nurses, Pharmacists, Health and Social Care Professionals and Paramedics
€85.00 (€30.00 for candidates studying the European Certificate in Essential Palliative Care Course)
The aim of this workshop is to offer a variety of learning modalities combining didactic teaching, hands on, case studies, problem based learning in opioid conversions and simulation with syringe driver equipment used in the management of complex pain. This workshop presents an exciting opportunity for practitioners involved in the day to day management of pain to upskill their practice and knowledge base in deciphering complex pain challenges.
Pain is one of the most prevalent and distressing symptoms associated with cancer and life limiting disease trajectories. It is a complex symptom that poses challenges to doctors, nurses and pharmacists for effective assessment and management.
Following completion of this workshop, participants will:
- Understand the principles of caring for patients with pain
- Identify the pharmacological and non-pharmacological management of pain
- Demonstrate and practice use of the McKinley and/or the Graseby syringe driver. Please indicate on your application form which syringe driver you currently use
6 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) approved by An Bord Altranais Cnáimhseachais na hÉireann (The Nurse and Midwifery Board of Ireland)