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Caring for Patients with Pain & Syringe Driver Virtual Workshop 5th May 2022
(€30.00 to candidates studying the European Certificate in Essential Palliative Care)
Eligible to attend:
Doctors, Nurses, Pharmacists, Health and Social Care Professionals and Paramedics
Time: 09.00 – 13.00
The aim of this 4 hour virtual workshop is to offer a variety of learning modalities combining didactic teaching, case studies, and problem based learning in opioid conversions This workshop presents an 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 assess
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
- Have access to voiceover presentation on the use of the McKinley syringe driver.
*An optional practical session will be run in the afternoon (2.30pm – 4.30pm) for those who wish to familiarise themselves with syringe drivers.
6 Continuing Education Units (CEUs) approved by An Bord Altranais Cnáimhseachais na hÉireann (The Nurse and Midwifery Board of Ireland)