This course is only available to UNISON members.
Palliative Care Emergencies (PM) CANCELLED
This half day session will have particular relevance to nurse and student nurse members. The workshop focuses not only situations that are imminently life threatening, but also on those that could result in impaired quality of life for the remainder of the person’s life.
The assessment and management of malignant spinal cord compression, superior vena cava obstruction, hypercalcaemia, neutropaenic sepsis, haemorrhage, seizures and pathological fractures will be included. A person centred approach will be adopted. It will be delivered by the NI Hospice.
Tutor: NI Hospice
Tutor's organisation: NI Hospice
1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
This workshop is for those who have responsibility for administering medication in acute, residential or home settings. It will explore the over arching policies and supporting legal documents which safeguard the patient and professional. Participants will have the opportunity to discuss case studies and learn from situations where there was poor medicine management.
The workshop will highlight the five rights of medicine management and basic drug calculations.
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