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A Practical Guide to Best Practice Symptom Control & Management in End of Life Care

A Practical Guide to Best Practice Symptom Control & Management in End of Life Care is organized by Healthcare (HC) - UK Conferences and will be held on May 15, 2020 at De Vere West One Conference Centre, London, England, United Kingdom. Description: It is widely recognised that pain and symptom control at the end of life is not always optimal, this conference focuses on symptom control and management in end of life care – supporting you to deliver best practice in managing both common and difficult to control experienced symptoms to maintain the person's comfort and dignity without causing unacceptable side effects. The conference will focus on both pharmacological and non-pharmacological methods of symptom management. This conference will enable you to: • Network with colleagues who are working to improve symptom control and management for people at the end of life • Reflect on the lived experience of a person with a terminal illness and how we can better involve people in decision making and preferences for symptom management • Learn from outstanding practice in managing common, and difficult to control symptoms at the end of life • Reflect on national developments and learning • Ensure effective management of pain, breathlessness and respiratory secretions, nausea and vomiting, constipation and other common end of life symptoms • Improve the way pain is managed at the end of life, including the use of controlled drugs • Develop best practice in prescribing for symptom control in End of Life Care including developing the role of the non-medical prescriber • Understand prescribing side effects and toxicity at the end of life • Understand how you can improve the management of hydration and nutrition including latest evidence on • Clinically Assisted Nutrition and Hydration • Identify key strategies for managing Agitation, Delirium and Anxiety at the end of life • Develop your role in providing physiological, psychological, social and spiritual support • Improve the use of complementary therapies • Self assess and reflect on your own practice • Gain CPD accreditation points contributing to professional development and revalidation evidence
Tel: 01932 429933
Website: emedevents.com/c/medical-conferences-2020/a-practical-guide-to-best-practice-symptom-control-management-in-end-of-life-care
Sponsor: Healthcare UK


De Vere West One
9-10 Portland Place, London, W1B 1PR
Tel: 0871 222 4832