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Open All Hours – Macmillan Cancer Care Education Day

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.

Open All Hours – Macmillan Cancer Care Education Day

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.

Session Objectives

 
  • 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)
OAH
 

How to book

  • Open to all clinical staff.
  • Uniform is not required. Lunch is provided.
  • Please ensure you have read the Terms & Conditions of booking for Funded Short Courses.
  • Click 'book now' to secure your place.

Open All Hours – Macmillan Cancer Care Education Day

Next Available Date:
4th June 18Churchill Station
Ladymead Lane Winscombe BS25 5NH
11th June 18Yeovil Wynford House
Lufton Way Yeovil Somerset BA22 8HR
18th June 18Torquay Ambulance Station
Lowes Bridge Torquay Devon TQ2 7BP
25th June 18Churchill Station
Ladymead Lane Winscombe BS25 5NH
9th July 18Torquay Ambulance Station
Lowes Bridge Torquay Devon TQ2 7BP
16th July 18Dorchester Ambulance Station
Lubbecke Way Dorchester DT1 1QL
23rd July 18Morrison's Boardroom
Kings Road Bridgwater Somerset TA6 4FG
09:30 - 17:00
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