External Courses

Essentials in Palliative and End of Life Care

 

Attendees will increase their knowledge of caring for patients living with advancing, progressive cancer.  You will gain an understanding of their interface between a tertiary cancer centre, along with primary and secondary care in palliative care and look at symptom management.

Suitable for Clinicians, all Nurses, GP’s and Junior Doctor

What to expect:

  • Cancer cachexia
  • Use of specialist medicine in palliative care
  • Organ and tissue donation
  • Management of bone metastases

Fee

£50 Christie Staff

£50 Livestream

“5 for 4” available on Livestream tickets

Course Details

Online Event 
Date: 24 March 2021

Course Links

Event AgendaRegister

Palliative Care Research Course 2021

The Palliative Care Research Course, run by Dr Sabrina Bajwah and Dr Jonathan Koffman, aims to provide delegates with 2 days of high quality teaching, delivered

by leaders across the palliative care research field.

 

This course aims to describe and appraise the methods available for research in palliative care, leaving delegates able to understand and develop sound (and feasible) research studies in their individual clinical units and use research skills to deliver evidence based clinical care. In addition, the course will meet many of the palliative care trainees research requirements.

Dr Sabrina Bajwah                                                   Dr Jonathan Koffman

Dr Matthew Maddocks                                             Dr Katherine Sleeman

Dr Anna Bone                                                          Dr Clarissa Penfold

 

The deadline to register is 26th February 2021 and places are limited.

Course Details

Online (Microsoft Teams)
Date: 18 & 19 March 2021

Course Links

Click here to bookView the event leaflet

The 17th World Congress of the EAPC 2021

 

All of us are experiencing growing demand, changing practice, and increasing challenges to the delivery of palliative care.  The 17th World Congress “Exploring New Dimensions” will give you the opportunity to be re-energised; to hear about exciting innovations and progress from within our palliative care community, as well as valuable contributions from the wider services and communities with whom we work.

Registration is open, click the button to register!

Abstract submission is open until February 14 – Click here

The Researcher Awards are designed to recognise the work of scientists and clinicians in the field of palliative care who have recently made, or are currently making an outstanding contribution to research and clinical practice. The awards aim to highlight the individual’s career development and their potential. Deadline is March 31, 2021.

Apply / Nominate here

If you have any questions, please click here to contact us

On behalf of all involved, we welcome you to the 17th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, and look forward to seeing you there!

Course Details

Online sessions
Date: 6 – 8 October 2021

Course Links

Click here to registerVisit the EAPC webpage

Update on the Management of Non-Malignant Disease in Palliative Care: Part Two – POSTPONED

A two day update for all health professionals with an interest in non-malignant
diseases and the management of these in palliative and end of life care.

Abstracts are invited for research, audits and service evaluations relevant to palliative
care in non-malignant disease.

Course Details

Date: TBC
Venue: St Catherine’s Hospice Care

Course Links

Click here for further information and to book

Oxford Advanced Pain and Symptom Management Courses 2020 – Webinar

This is the UK’s leading course for palliative care nurses, pharmacists, doctors and AHPs. It delivers cutting edge knowledge and skills to healthcare staff so you can provide your patients with the best possible care.

Links to the curriculum will enable specialty registrars to easily document their learning.

Key benefits include:

  • Strong focus on participants
  • High standard of professional knowledge
  • Excellent teaching
  • Time for discussion and building your networks
  • Support to set educational goals
  • Superb value for money
  • Any surplus ploughed back into education (Charity)

The webinars are available to book in two blocks of 4.

Block 1

09.11.20 Professor Kyle Pattinson: Will this research help expand our understanding of breathlessness? How will that impact on our management of this symptom?
16.11.20 Dr Ben Messer: What are we learning about withdrawal of ventilation in adults? Do we need to add anything to our understanding of Professor Faull’s guidance?
23.11.20 Dr Sarah Cox: What has palliative care to learn from the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine report in 2019? What skills do we need to look after patients in or being discharged from this setting? Covid and ICU.
30.11.20 Dr Louise Dalton & Elizabeth Rapa: Communicating with children in a palliative care setting – preparing for loss.

Block 2

11.01.21 Dr Farzana Virani: Rethinking our Alfentanil conversion and considering our use in practice
18.01.21 Dr Jason Boland: Opioid induced constipation – an exploration
01.02.21 Anaemia, transfusion and palliative care
08.02.21 Professor Paddy Stone. What is new in prognostication? Might we be better informed as we start planning with our patients and those they love?

Lectures will take place at 4.45pm except for Dr Boland’s lecture on 18th January which will take place at 2.30pm.

The cost of the block of 4 lectures is £150

If you book both blocks and all 8 lectures £250

 

 

Please phone (+44 1865 225886) if you need any further information or help

Hope to see you at the Oxford Advanced Pain and Symptom Management courses in 2020.

Course Details

Dates and Venues
22-23 October: Newcastle Please see webinar description for block dates

14-15 December: Oxford 1

Course Links

Click here for further information and to book

Psychiatry and Palliative Care Study Day 2020

UPDATE: Psychiatry and Palliative Care Study Day 2020 due to be held on 20th July has now been rescheduled: NEW DATE: 1 February 2021

Location: Royal College of Psychiatrists

This is the third year we re running this event, following previous sold out study days. Plenary speakers will explore the latest advances in the field including end of life dementia care, approaching palliative care in those with severe mental illness and implementing end of life care packages for those with cognitive impairments. For the first time, this year’s study day will include breakout workshops which can be selected based on delegate’s interests. Topics will include assessing risk in palliative care settings, psychosis and opiate prescribing in substance misuse disorders.

This event remains FREE.

We realise the current situation with Covid-19 is uncertain and we do not know what the situation will be in July.  While we are continuing to plan for this study day on 20th July we are in discussions with the venue about the possibility of rescheduling and will be following government and Public Health England advice throughout. Anyone who registers will be prioritised for a place in the event being rescheduled because the healthcare situation remains such that we cannot go ahead on the 20th July.

 

 

Course Details

Dates: 20 July 2020  New Date: 1 February 2021
Venue: Royal College of Psychiatrists, London

Course Links

Click here for further information and to book

The 17th World Congress “Exploring New Dimensions”

All of us are experiencing growing demand, changing practice, and increasing challenges to the delivery of palliative care.  The 17th World Congress “Exploring New Dimensions” will give you the opportunity to be re-energised; to hear about exciting innovations and progress from within our palliative care community, as well as valuable contributions from the wider services and communities with whom we work.

Registration is open, click the button to register!

Abstract submission is open until February 14 – Click here

The Researcher Awards are designed to recognise the work of scientists and clinicians in the field of palliative care who have recently made, or are currently making an outstanding contribution to research and clinical practice. The awards aim to highlight the individual’s career development and their potential. Deadline is March 31, 2021.

Apply / Nominate here

If you have any questions, please click here to contact us

On behalf of all involved, we welcome you to the 17th World Congress of the European Association for Palliative Care, and look forward to seeing you there!

Course Details

Online sessions
Date: 6 – 8 October 2021

Course Links

Click here to registerVisit the EAPC webpage

Update on the Management of Non-Malignant Disease in Palliative Care: Part Two – POSTPONED

A two day update for all health professionals with an interest in non-malignant
diseases and the management of these in palliative and end of life care.

Abstracts are invited for research, audits and service evaluations relevant to palliative
care in non-malignant disease.

Course Details

Date: TBC
Venue: St Catherine’s Hospice Care

Course Links

Click here for further information and to book

Oxford Advanced Pain and Symptom Management Courses 2020 – Webinar

This is the UK’s leading course for palliative care nurses, pharmacists, doctors and AHPs. It delivers cutting edge knowledge and skills to healthcare staff so you can provide your patients with the best possible care.

Links to the curriculum will enable specialty registrars to easily document their learning.

Key benefits include:

  • Strong focus on participants
  • High standard of professional knowledge
  • Excellent teaching
  • Time for discussion and building your networks
  • Support to set educational goals
  • Superb value for money
  • Any surplus ploughed back into education (Charity)

The webinars are available to book in two blocks of 4.

Block 1

09.11.20 Professor Kyle Pattinson: Will this research help expand our understanding of breathlessness? How will that impact on our management of this symptom?
16.11.20 Dr Ben Messer: What are we learning about withdrawal of ventilation in adults? Do we need to add anything to our understanding of Professor Faull’s guidance?
23.11.20 Dr Sarah Cox: What has palliative care to learn from the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine report in 2019? What skills do we need to look after patients in or being discharged from this setting? Covid and ICU.
30.11.20 Dr Louise Dalton & Elizabeth Rapa: Communicating with children in a palliative care setting – preparing for loss.

Block 2

11.01.21 Dr Farzana Virani: Rethinking our Alfentanil conversion and considering our use in practice
18.01.21 Dr Jason Boland: Opioid induced constipation – an exploration
01.02.21 Anaemia, transfusion and palliative care
08.02.21 Professor Paddy Stone. What is new in prognostication? Might we be better informed as we start planning with our patients and those they love?

Lectures will take place at 4.45pm except for Dr Boland’s lecture on 18th January which will take place at 2.30pm.

The cost of the block of 4 lectures is £150

If you book both blocks and all 8 lectures £250

 

 

Please phone (+44 1865 225886) if you need any further information or help

Hope to see you at the Oxford Advanced Pain and Symptom Management courses in 2020.

Course Details

Dates and Venues
22-23 October: Newcastle Please see webinar description for block dates

14-15 December: Oxford 1

Course Links

Click here for further information and to book

Psychiatry and Palliative Care Study Day 2020

UPDATE: Psychiatry and Palliative Care Study Day 2020 due to be held on 20th July has now been rescheduled: NEW DATE: 1 February 2021

Location: Royal College of Psychiatrists

This is the third year we re running this event, following previous sold out study days. Plenary speakers will explore the latest advances in the field including end of life dementia care, approaching palliative care in those with severe mental illness and implementing end of life care packages for those with cognitive impairments. For the first time, this year’s study day will include breakout workshops which can be selected based on delegate’s interests. Topics will include assessing risk in palliative care settings, psychosis and opiate prescribing in substance misuse disorders.

This event remains FREE.

We realise the current situation with Covid-19 is uncertain and we do not know what the situation will be in July.  While we are continuing to plan for this study day on 20th July we are in discussions with the venue about the possibility of rescheduling and will be following government and Public Health England advice throughout. Anyone who registers will be prioritised for a place in the event being rescheduled because the healthcare situation remains such that we cannot go ahead on the 20th July.

 

 

Course Details

Dates: 20 July 2020  New Date: 1 February 2021
Venue: Royal College of Psychiatrists, London

Course Links

Click here for further information and to book