Syringe Pump Training

Syringe Pumps - Introduction

Syringe Pumps - Advanced

We also offer bespoke Syringe Pump Training which can be delivered within your organisation (for up to 12 attendees).

Syringe Pumps - Introduction

This course is aimed at registered clinical staff with limited knowledge or experience of syringe pumps in practice. It offers an opportunity to develop or refresh knowledge and confidence in the use of syringe pumps in end of life care.

Course content

  • Indications for use of a syringe pump in end of life care
  • Practical demonstration and familiarisation of equipment including differences between syringe pumps
  • Simple conversions from oral to subcutaneous opioids

Location

St Peter's Hospice, Charlton Road, Brentry, Bristol BS10 6NL

Cost

£50 per person per session

Available dates

11 September 2024 09.30 - 12.30

20 November 2024 09.30 - 12.30

Syringe Pumps - Advanced

This course is aimed at clinical staff with extensive experience of syringe pumps in practice. It offers an opportunity to further develop knowledge and understanding of complex issues.

Course content

  • Complex management/troubleshooting
  • Pharmacology including drug combinations, compatibility and interactions
  • Practicalities of drug administration
  • Drug conversions and calculations

Details will be sent regarding a piece of pre-course work to review personal learning needs regarding opiate conversions prior to attending.

Location

St Peter's Hospice, Charlton Road, Brentry, Bristol BS10 6NL

Cost

£50 per person per session

Available dates

12 September 2024 09.30 - 12.30

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Symptom Management

This three-day 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.

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Workshops for Registered Healthcare Professionals

These workshops are aimed at registered health and social care professionals to enhance knowledge and understanding of aspects of end of life care and application to practise.

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Syringe Pump Training

We offer Syringe Pump Introduction and Syringe Pump Advanced along with bespoke Syringe Pump Training for your organisation.

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Courses for Support Workers

Courses covering the principles of End of Life Care aimed at health and social care support workers in care homes, the community and hospital settings.

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Professional Visitors

Free two hour information sessions for health and social care professionals and students to learn more about the Hospice and our services.

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"I Don't Know What to Say"

This 3 hour communication skills workshop provides an opportunity for anyone working in health and social care in a non-clinical role to develop their knowledge, confidence and skills in this area.

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Bespoke Courses

We hope you have been able to find a course that suits your learning needs but if you have something else in mind we'll try to help.

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Technical update

Due to global IT issues we are currently unable to access our electronic patient record system,  this issue is also affecting GP surgeries and district nurses. We are continuing to operate our services, using our business continuity plans.  As always, patient care and safety remain our absolute priority. We are actively monitoring and managing the situation and will provide updates here when we have them.