This is a high quality ambulance specific 1 day CPD session around Cancer, End of Life and Palliative care. It is a great opportunity to learn, share experiences and help you approach these difficult situations professionally.

Using information provided within the case studies, knowledge summaries and wider resources, this module will provide a contextual understanding of Cancer Care, palliative and End of Life care as associated with Paramedic Practice in Emergency and Urgent care.

  • Introduction -The Macmillan Cancer Care project & the crucial role of the ambulance service in the wider system
  • How Cancer affects people
  • Advance Care Planning / advance decision making
  • ‘Diagnosing Dying’ Triggers that suggest patients are nearing End of Life
  • Holistic Patient Assessment & Management
  • Symptom management
  • Communication
  • When a patient dies.
  • Self care – how do we care for ourselves/ colleagues (Additional support and resources)
  • 21 June 2019 – Torquay Ambulance Station, Lawes Bridge, Newton Road, Torquay, TQ2 7BP
  • 24 June 2019 – Churchill Station, 5 Turnpike Cl, Churchill, Winscombe BS25 5NZ
  • 25 June 2019 – St Johns Staverton, Training room 4, St John Ambulance Station, Ashville Business Park, Commerce Road, Staverton, Gloucester, GL2 9QJ
  • 28 June 2019 – Torquay Ambulance Station, Lawes Bridge, Newton Road, Torquay, TQ2 7BP
  • 1 July 2019 – Derriford Training College, Morlaix Drive, Plymouth, PL6 5AB
  • 8 July 2019 – North Clinical Hub Training Room at St James Court A, Great Park Road, Bradley Stoke, Bristol, BS32 4QJ
  • 10 July 2019 – St Johns Staverton, Training room 4, St John Ambulance Station, Ashville Business Park, Commerce Road, Staverton, Gloucester, GL2 9QJ
  • 15 July – St James, Great Park Road, Bradley Stoke, Bristol, BS32 4QJ
  • 17 July – Bideford Ambulance Station, Clovelly Road Industrial Estate, Bideford, EX39 3HN​

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