A series of educational workshops for nurses covering management of wounds, pain, nausea & vomiting, dyspnoea, delirium and last days of life. Participants will have the opportunity to put learning into practice through interactive case-based group activities.
Cost $10 per person per workshop.
Please apply online using the form below
Assessing and Managing Pain in Palliative Care
Learn about the types of pain commonly seen in palliative care, as well as pharmacological and on-pharmacological management.
Friday 29 June 2018, 2:00-4:00pm, Waipuna Hospice.
Understanding Nausea and Vomiting in Palliative Care
The key to improving nausea and vomiting in palliative care is understanding the cause. Learn about common causes and strategies to manage nausea and vomiting.
Tuesday 17 July 2018, 2:00-4:00pm, Waipuna Hospice.
Assessing and Managing Dyspnoea in Palliative Care
Explore the common causes of dyspnoea in palliative care and ways to address it.
Friday 31 August 2018, 2:00-4:00pm, Waipuna Hospice.
Assessing and Managing Delirium in Palliative Care
Learn more about how to recognise and respond to delirium, as well as ways to minimise risk.
Friday 21 September 2018, 2:00-4:00pm, Waipuna Hospice.
Symptom Management in the Last Days of Life
An opportunity to explore symptoms commonly experienced in the last days of life and best practice guidance in addressing these.
Tuesday 23 October 2018, 2:00-4:00pm, Waipuna Hospice
Managing Wounds in the Palliative Care Setting
Learn about ways to support patients living with complex, non healing wounds.
An informative, interactive, evidence-based workshop exploring the wounds commonly seen in Palliative Care:
- Wound Assessment
- Choosing the right dressing product
- Psychosocial impact of chronic wounds
Participants will have the opportunity to put learning into practice through case-based group activities.
Wednesday 1 August, 2:00pm – 4:00pm and
Wednesday 28 November 2:00pm to 4:00pm