Introduction to holistic palliative care assessment skills workshop

St Christopher's CARE

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2 hours
19 Apr, 2022
2pm to 4pm
£54
VAT
All prices include VAT
Knowhow (Skills Lab) at St Christopher's CARE

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Physical, psychosocial and spiritual assessment in palliative care

A two-hour introduction to assessing palliative care needs and how these require careful holistic consideration.

  • What will I learn?

    • Defining palliative care holistic assessment and its principles
    • Introduction to systematic assessment skills
    • Undertaking a holistic assessment based and presenting findings
  • Who is it for?

    This particular workshop will be suitable for nurses and nursing associates, allied health professionals, care home managers, doctors, GPs, health and social care support workers and HCAs.

  • Course tutors

    Tutor

    Sergio

    Sergio Damaso Clinical Nurse Specialist, St Christopher's

    Sergio is a clinical nurse specialist in palliative care with several years of experience in surgical and medical oncology, haematology , intensive care, pain management, nursing management, tissue viability and stoma care.

    After starting his palliative care career at St Joseph’s Hospice, Sergio has joined STCH in 2017 and has been offering his specialist palliative care expertise between the inpatient unit and the community.

    One of his biggest career achievements was joining CARE as a visiting lecturer, supporting other colleagues to advance their own practice through education, focusing on developing KNOWHOW – our state of the art skills lab.

    He is always available to help others, truly lives the hospice values / mission statement and considers himself as approachable, knowledgeable enough and compassionate.

    His educational and research interests are around total pain, spiritual suffering, advanced nursing practice and informal carers training.

  • What will the course look like?

    This workshop will focus on holistic assessment and practical skills to use when undertaking a comprehensive assessment in palliative care.

    It will be delivered through theoretical presentation, discussion of case studies, Q&A, group work and presentation.

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Why our education programme?

We have a well-established programme of high quality, cutting-edge, specialist palliative care education, designed for those working in the UK and internationally.
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Education is at the heart of St Christopher’s mission to promote and provide hospice care of the highest standards.
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St Christopher’s Education Centre and VAT charges

At St Christopher's, a registered charity, it is important for us to maximise any surpluses to reinvest in the objectives of the charity.

Unfortunately, the manner in which we undertake our training currently means we are not able to invest as much of our surplus as possible, therefore from the 1 December 2017, St Christopher’s Education Centre will charge VAT at the standard rate on our training courses, the reason for this change in pricing is twofold:

i) We want to be able to reinvest any surpluses made from training back into all of our charitable objectives rather than only Education

ii) We want to be able to reclaim the VAT on costs relating to developing and running the training courses