Education

Managing Pain in Older People Using a Palliative Care Approach

Informed by key documents this 2 hour on-line course provides an introduction to the delivery of holistic and evidence based pain assessment and pain management in the older person, using a palliative care approach.

The course has interactive content throughout and is composed of three sections

  1. Palliative Care and the Older Person
  2. Assessment of Pain in an Older Person
  3. Management of Pain in an Older Person

At the end of the programme a certificate of completion will be issued. The programme also has approval from An Bord Altranais (2 CEU’s). 

There is a €25 fee for taking this course, you can pay using PayPal. You do not need to have a PayPal account to use this facility, simply choose the "Don't have a PayPal Account" option.

Provider: Our Lady's Hospice and Care Services

Target Audience: Health Care Professional involved in the care of older people

Duration: 2 hours

After registering an account on The Pallative Hub - Learning Platform you will be able to access the course here: http://learningplatform.thepalliativehub.com/enrol/index.php?id=30 

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