About this module

Managing symptoms within palliative and end of life care, incorporating the presentation and epidemiology, disease trajectory, underpinned by best practice within symptom assessment and management, will aim to ensure a coordinated individual treatment plan, promoting comfort and delivered with compassion.  Holistic, person-centred symptom control must include and address any preferred preferences and wishes of patients. Particular attention to nutrition and hydration and the patient’s comfort and dignity are prioritised.

Who is this course for

All health, social, allied health, pastoral and supportive staff, working within palliative care, or professional development toward a palliative care context. The module is aimed at providing inter-professional learning within the specialist area of palliative and end of life care, focusing on quality of life.