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Introduction to Syringe Drivers Workshop

St Christopher's CARE

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01 Feb, 2022
2pm-4pm
£54
VAT
All prices include VAT
St Christopher's CARE, 51-59 Lawrie Park Road, London, SE26 6DZ

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The use of syringe drivers in palliative and end of life care. This in-person course will provide an introduction to the essential skills and key components of syringe drivers

  • What will I learn?

    • Gain increased understanding of the indications for use of a syringe drivers
    • Improve knowledge of the most commonly used drugs administered by syringe driver
    • Become confident with the procedure of setting up a syringe driver and troubleshooting

     

    Participants will also receive a certificate of attendance.

  • Who is it for?

    The course is appropriate for all Nurses, Nursing Associates, Care Home Managers, Pharmacists and Doctors looking either to upskill or refresh themselves in the use of syringe drivers.

  • Tutors

    • Sergio Damaso – Clinical Nurse Specialist
    • Hannah Louks – Clinical Nurse Specialist
    • Katie Grace – Ward Manager
    • Fiona Dix – Ward Manager
  • What will the course look like?

    For a district nurse or nurse working in a hospice, using a syringe driver can be second nature. Health and social care professionals working in other settings are likely to be much less familiar with this piece of equipment that is such a critical part of palliative and end of life care.

    Using the state of the art skills lab, Knowhow, in the new St Christopher’s CARE, our expert nursing team will provide learners of all levels with a thorough introduction to the principles and practice of syringe drivers. As well as gaining confidence in using the equipment, attendees will also learn about some of the most commonly used drugs. The course tutors will also provide solutions to some of the most frequent problems that can occur when using a syringe driver, providing learners with the skills to troubleshoot.

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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