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)

Date:

2nd December 2019

Time – 09:30-16:30pm

Location

Dorman House

Malmesbury Road

Chippenham

SN15 5LN

All bookings have now changed to booking direct with the organiser.

*(If you have already booked through the website- your booking is secure).

To book a place – Please email Jonathan.Bradley@swast.nhs.uk

Dorman House