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Syringe Pumps and Associated Symptom Managing in End of Life

10-01-2019
09.30-4.30
Education Centre
Who is the study day for? 
This workshop is aimed at registered nurses or doctors who are required to set up syringe pumps and monitor them for symptom management and end of life care. Students who are interested in learning about syringe pumps may also find it beneficial . The day is suitable for staff with limited experience of syringe pumps and for those with experience who require an update. 

What will I study?
> Teaching and hands-on sessions with the McKinley T34 syringe pump. 
> Indications for the rationale behind using a syringe pump. 
> An understanding of the commonly used medications in syringe pumps for symptom management 
> Principles of opiate conversions 
> Site choice, monitoring and troubleshooting. 
> Case studies.


£75 per person