Hospitals & Services

Palliative Care Study Day

​Aims/Purpose​The aim of the study day is to familiarise staff with illness trajectories, transitions, barriers and obstacles within palliative care.  To inform nurses of the differing needs of patients in their terminal phase and to update staff on symptom management in palliative care.
Content
  • ​Managing the terminal phase
  • Physical symptom management
  • Advanced care planning
  • Self care/Resilience
  • Spiritual care
  • Palliative care in the community
  • The role of the social worker in palliative care
2016 Dates17 March, 31 May, 18 August, 20 October
Location​Professional Development Unit
5th Floor
Riverside
Christchurch Hospital
Duration​One day 0800-1600hrs
Bookings and Contact

All bookings for this course are through healthLearn​. You will need to create an account if you do not already have one.  Instructions on the homepage.

All enquiries email anna.bush@cdhb.health.nz
Extn 81842

Target Audience​Registered Nurses and Enrolled Nurses with an interest in palliative care and patient advocacy.  Priority will be given to nursing staff who have not attended a palliative care study day within the last two years.
Pre requisite​Pre reading found on healthLearn
Links to CDHB/MOH initiatives​The Ministry of Health has identified chronic disease management as a key focus area in the NZ Health Strategy.

 

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Page last reviewed: 12 May 2016
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