This course is only available to UNISON members.
POSTPONED -Fatigue Management in Palliative Care
The aim of this half day session is to provide participants with an understanding of fatigue and how to manage this distressing symptom which significantly impacts on patients with conditions such as cancer, neurological conditions eg MND and other chronic conditions eg COPD.
This practical session will equip participants with strategies and resources in the management of fatigue, promoting a patient centred, holistic approach and improved quality of life for patients. The session is targeted at nurses, care staff and AHPs. It will be delivered by Gillian Walker NI Hospice.
Tutor: Gillian Walker
Tutor's organisation: NI Hospice
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Although accountability is often perceived as being something to do with blame it is better defined as being able to account for one’s actions. However, a practitioner may also be responsible for the actions of another if care was delegated inappropriately.
This study day will examine the ways in which health care staff may be asked to justify their decisions. It will include discussion on maintaining good electronic and hard copy records, understanding Data Protection, Freedom of Information and policy.
The day will also orientate participants to NMC regulation and explain Fitness to Practice proceedings. It is targeted at nurses and midwives. It will be delivered by Dr Jane Wright who has a background in Nurse Education and currently advises and represents professionals who come to the attention of their professional regulator
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