29th April, 2020
23rd September, 2020
8.30a.m. – 1:30p.m.
Eligible to attend:
Registered Nurses, Doctors, Pharmacists, Health and Social Care professionals and Paramedics
This workshop is aimed at candidates studying on the distance learning “European Certificate in Essential Palliative Care ” Course. The course can also be attended by other healthcare professionals also. It focuses on the skills required to write a reflective portfolio on a clinical case and to calculate opioid conversions. The content covered includes an overview of reflective practice, communication issues in End of Life Care, choosing the best case, identifying the key issues, searching the evidence, referencing and writing styles.
The Opioid Conversion component centres on the common calculations required when caring for an individual on opioid medications. This is also a key competency for candidates undertaking the 8 week distance learning palliative care course.
4.5 Continuing Education Units (CEUs approved by An Bord Altranais Cnáimhseachais na hÉireann (The Nurse and Midwifery Board of Ireland)