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Symptom Management in Palliative Care

Symptom Management in Palliative Care

Thu Feb 11, 2021

Symptom Management in Palliative Care

Time Thu Feb 11 2021 at 09:30 am to 04:00 pm

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Education Centre, Arthur Rank Hospice Charity, Cherry Hinton Road, Cambridge, United Kingdom

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Symptom Management in Palliative Care, 11 February | Event in Cambridge | Symptom Management in Palliative Care
This day is developed for healthcare professionals to increase their competence and confidence when caring for palliative patients.

About this Event


Good symptom management is essential to improving the quality of life for patients and their families. This session aims to inform your practice and refresh your knowledge about how to manage some of the common symptoms experienced by palliative patients.

This session includes:

• Identify the common symptoms experienced at end of life

• Review the elements of assessment and management of clinical symptoms experienced by patients with palliative disease including:

- pain

- breathlessness

- agitation

- nausea

- fatigue

• Consider malignant and non-malignant disease

• Discuss pharmacological and non-pharmacological management of symptoms

• Explore Holistic assessment and the role of the MDT

• Discuss the concept of Total pain

• Understand when to refer to specialist services

• Recognise the personal impact of working with patients who are dying

Price: £90.00 per person .

Fully Funded Places are available for CPFT staff and ARHC staff. You will be asked for proof of eligibility so please only register for a free place if you are eligible.

Location: Education Centre, Arthur Rank Hospice, Cherry Hinton Road, Shelford Bottom, Cambridge CB22 3FB. The Education Centre at the hospice is fully accessible for wheelchair users and those with disabilities. The Centre is on the first floor accessible by a lift.

Directions and Visitor Parking to the Education & Conference Centre

By Car: If you are using Sat Nav please use the P&R postcode CB22 3AB as some sat navs do not currently recognise the location of the new hospice. A map with directions is available at

Car Parking: Delegates and visitors to the Education & Conference Centre should park at the Babraham Road Park and Ride located next to the hospice and use the footpath to the Centre. Car parking at the Park and Ride is free for up to 18 hours. The car park at the Hospice is reserved for patients, families and Blue Badge holders only.

By Public Transport/Taxi: Cambridge railway station is approximately 3 miles from the Hospice. Taxis are available outside the entrance to the station or buses run from the city centre/railway station/Addenbrookes to the Babraham Park & Ride. Once at the Park & Ride, walk towards the vehicular entrance to access the pedestrian footpath to the hospice.

Cycling: There are secure bicycle racks at the front of the hospice.

How can I contact the organiser with any questions?Contact the Education Team on 01223 675801 or ZWR1Y2F0aW9uIHwgYXJoYyAhIG9yZyAhIHVr

What's the refund policy?If you cancel your registration 14 days prior to the start of the study day, you will not be entitled to a refund, however you may transfer your booking to an alternative course. For non-attendees who have a fully funded ticket please note we reserve the right to charge a fee of £20.00, however extenuating circumstances will be taken into consideration when applying the cancellation fee.

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Ticket Information Ticket Price
Fully Funded for CPFT/CCS Staff Free
ARHC Fully Funded Free
Full Price Ticket GBP 90
Fully Funded for Healthcare Student Free
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Thu Feb 11 2021 at 09:30 am to 04:00 pm
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