We are pleased to announced the launch of our first Palliative Care MasterClass which is aimed in particular at clinicians involved in Parkinson’s and dementia care.

27 November 2017
Course costs: £275 per person
Location: Manchester

This MasterClass is aimed at health professionals involved in palliative care for neurological conditions largely focused on Parkinson’s and dementia – including allied health professionals, doctors (grade SpR and above), specialist nurses, community teams and GPs.

This one-day course will cover some of the following topics:

  • Specific unmet palliative care needs in Parkinson’s and dementia
  • Palliative assessment tools
  • Disease-specific issues faced by patients
  • Commonly encountered medications and their side effects
  • Terminal stages – particularly how to identify and manage drug therapies in final days
  • Service considerations and delivery
  • Promoting autonomy – how and when to consider ACP in the context of cognitive impairment
  • Examples of good practice, discussion of how such practice could be spread and incorporated elsewhere
  • Future directions and research, quality improvement opportunities

REGISTER

To join this Palliative Care MasterClass click here to complete the online application form (opens new window).

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