Symptom Management Courses

We offer two courses aimed at increasing skills and knowledge in End of Life Care.

These courses are informed by End of Life Care Core Skills Education and Training Framework 2017 (HEE, Skills for Health, Skills for Care) and support the National Framework: Ambitions for Palliative and End of Life Care 2015-2020.

Practitioner Level course: Principles & Practice of Symptom Management in End of Life Care

Our three-day Practitioner Level course is available to Registered Practitioners working across disciplines and clinical settings and is designed to develop knowledge and confidence in the management of symptoms at end of life. It is aimed at Registered Practitioners working regularly with individuals at end of life in the community, hospital and hospice settings. This course is delivered by end of life care experts, using a range of teaching strategies including case studies.

Course content

  • Understanding the principles of assessment and symptom management in end of life care
  • Holistic assessment skills
  • Management of common symptoms at end of life
  • Pharmacological and non-pharmacological support strategies
  • End of life care emergencies
  • Recognising last days of end of life

Available dates

Option 1 (on site)

29th September 2022

6th October 2022

13th October 2022

 

Option 2 (on site)

24th January 2023

31st January 2023

7th February 2023

 

Each day runs from 9.30am to 4.30pm

£325 per person