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

Syringe Drivers in End of Life Care (for qualified & student nurses)

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 one of these devices.

Common symptoms include:

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

What will I learn?

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

Date: 10th May 2019
Time: 09:30 – 12:30
Venue: St Catherine’s Hospice, Lostock Lane, Lostock Hall PR5 5XU

Cost: £45
Further enquiries: or call 01772 629171
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Syringe Drivers in End of Life Care (for qualified & student nurses)
Event Dates
Starts Ends
10 May 2019 at 09:30 am 10 May 2019 at 12:30 pm
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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