Patrons: Bill Beaumont, Mark Lawrenson & Tisha Merry Reg Charity No: 512186

Syringe Drivers in End of Life Care (Feb)

Syringe drivers may be used in managing symptoms for patients, who are at the end of their lives.

Not all patients who are dying require a syringe driver, however, there are common symptoms associated with dying that may need to be managed by the use of a syringe driver.

Common symptoms include:

  • Pain
  • Nausea and/or vomiting
  • Respiratory secretions
  • Dyspnoea
  • Agitation/restlessness

What will I learn?

  • Indications/rationale for commencing use of a syringe driver.
  • Drug compatability/incompatability.
  • Siting of the needle.
  • Useful tips when in use.
  • Trouble shooting – problems you may encounter and how to manage them.
  • McKinley T34 practical.

Who is the session for?

Qualified nurses and health care assistants

Date: Wednesday 7th February
Time: 09:30—12:30
Cost: £65

Syringe Drivers in End of Life Care (Feb)
Event Dates
Starts Ends Add To
7 Feb 2018 at 09:30 am 7 Feb 2018 at 12:30 pm gCal iCal
Venue Details
Education Centre – St Catherine’s Hospice
St Catherine’s Park, Lostock Lane, Lostock Hall
Preston, GB PR5 5XU
01772 629171

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