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

Syringe Drivers in End of Life Care (November)

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

AUDIENCE: Qualified & Student Nurses
COST: £45.00

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Syringe Drivers in End of Life Care (November)
Event Dates
Starts Ends
14 Nov 2019 at 09:30 am 14 Nov 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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