Palliative Care & Verification of Death Workshop
This Palliative Care training course is best run for either care staff or trained staff. It is designed for people new to this field or as a refresher. This should be viewed as an overview as palliative care is a diverse topic with many factors dependent to the patients specific needs. This course allows people to discuss their own feelings/experiences of dealing with a life limiting illness.
- Legislation & agreed ways of working
- Communication skills
- Factors affecting end of life care
- Importance of care planning in relation to end of life
- Skin care, mouth care & the importance of nutrition
- Simple ways to help alleviate pain by correct positioning and some of the common symptoms encountered
- The basics of loss and bereavement for the families and the patient
- Organisation and support available to individuals and key people in relation to end of life
- How to address sensitive issues including spiritual issues
- What they might see in the last 48hrs of life & support individuals through the process of dying
- Managing & dealing with their own feelings/staff support
Develop your knowledge and skills in recognising death and the process of verifying death.This Recognising and Verifying Death training course will enable delegates to gain an understanding in the nurse verification process including recognising death, legal implications and after care of the deceased. Delegates will gain underpinning knowledge and some practical support to enable them to commence competency training and further enable them to perform verification of death.
- Understand what constitutes an “expected death”
- Identify and recognize the clinical signs of death
- Perform a relevant clinical examination
- Terminology including certification, verification & expected death
- Diagnosis and recognition of death
- Communication and difficult conversations
- Understand of the legal and professionals framework in relation to the verification of expectant death
- Understand the role of the Coroner and the related legal issues
- Person centred care
- Is there such a thing as a good death? Share the times we got it wrong but also when we got it RIGHT!
- Documentation – recording the fact of death accurately
- Evidence of competency.
Upon completion delegates will receive certificate of attendance.NB: Competency must be achieved within the workplace within 6 months of attending the course.We are unable to organise any voluntary work in hospitals for you to gain further experience. You will have to arrange this yourself.
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- Lectures 0
- Quizzes 0
- Duration 6.5 hours
- Skill level Intermediate
- Language English
- Students 0
- Certificate Yes
- Assessments Self