Hospice Palliative Care Education Basic Day 1 (Fraser Health)
Basic Day 1 (Formerly, Palliative Care Basics)
Introduces guiding principles and basic approaches of Hospice Palliative Care...exploring the journey - psychosocial perspectives in hospice palliative care; palliative care, the palliative approach and Fraser Health's 'caring network' of resources; pain assessment, management and pharmacology; enhancing communication at end of life; and, case-based learning about care through transitions patients and families make during the last phase of patients' lives, including management of the symptoms: nausea, constipation and dyspnea.
Intended for nurses working in all settings across Fraser Health - members of other disciplines are welcome to attend.
$150.00 per session fee for non Fraser Health employees and non Fraser Health affiliates. Payment by cheque only, made payable to Fraser Health Authority.
Overall goal: to build and/or add to attendees' palliative care 'toolkits'... useful for the care of patients and their families living at the last phase of their lives, wherever they are receiving care.
Nov 3, 2017, 8am - 4pm
Delta View Life Enrichment Centre
9321 Burns Drive, Delta, BC V4K 3N3
Coffee shop on site. Not always open/cash only. Best to bring your lunch/snacks.Tim Horton's nearby. Free parking on Burns Drive