Mini-Masterclass: Respiratory Issues at End of Life

$90.00 (GST incl.)

This Mini-Masterclass has been designed for health professionals working with palliative patients and family/whānau/aiga.

Cost

$90

Thursday 22 November, 1.00pm - 4.00pm, **Mary Potter Hospice, Newtown

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Description

Overview

This workshop is a Multi Disciplinary team collaboration discussing common respiratory issues at end of life.
We will cover management of both the Inpatient unit and community settings looking at non pharmacological and pharmacological approaches in the context of palliative care.

This workshop has been designed for health professionals working with palliative patients and family/whānau and significant others.

 

Learning Outcomes:

Overview of breathlessness in the context of palliative care

 

Improved understanding:

• The Breathing, Thinking , Functioning (BTF) approach
• Positioning
• Breathing techniques
• Energy conservation
• Anxiety management
• Environmental assessment & equipment
• Using a handheld fan
• Importance of physical activity
• Writing a breathlessness plan.
• Medication