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Palliative Care Education for Regulated Health Care Professionals

Start Date: 
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 to Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Level 2 Palliative Care Education for: Regulated Health Professionals at the Brockville General Hospital Wednesdays March 22 to April 26th, 9am to 4pm.  Contact Carol Northcott to register.

Course Content Includes:
  • CHPCA Norms of Practice
  • a successful team
  • communication
  • diagnosis cancer: staging and current treatments
  • Psycho social issues
  • ethical dilemmas & end of life decision making
  • dyspnea
  • constipation
  • use of Opiods
  • advanced pain and symptom management
  • end-of-life care
  • care for the professional caregiver
  • MAID
  • palliative sedation
  • stress managment
  • assessment tools
  • palliative care emergenciews SVC, SCC, MBO, toxicity
  • end-of-life care
  • HIV-AIDS update, treatments, implications