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Carer Administration of syringe driver and “when required” medicines in End of Life or Palliative Care

Developed by: UKCPA Community Health Services Committee

Date

05, Jul 2022

Location

Online, 1.15pm - 2.15pm

£ Prices

Members: Free
Non-Members: £35

05
Jul

Session 2 of a 2 part series

Overview
Administration of medicines by carers in end of life or palliative care should be supported where requested however requires careful consideration and risk assessment to ensure patient safety.

This webinar is suitable for all health professionals involved in decision making, training and competency assessment of carer administration of medicines.

The aim of this session is to help clinicians in joint decision making and risk assessment when supporting carers in medicines administration in end of life or palliative care.

Learning outcomes
After this webinar, participants should be able to:

  • Discuss risks associated with medicines administration by carers in EOL/Palliative Care
  • Discuss the main considerations to be taken into account to mitigate against associated risks with medicines administration by carers in EOL/Palliative care
  • Explain how to involve carers and patients in the decision-making process to ensure understanding of roles and responsibilities when administering medicines in EOL/Palliative care to a close family member or friend.

Speaker:
Kam Takhar, Associate Director of Pharmacy, Quality & Safety, NELFT

This is session 2 of a 2 part series. Session 1, Recognising Opioid Toxicity in End of Life or Palliative Care, takes place on 21 June 2022.

Booking Information

To reserve your place on the part 2 session, please book here:  https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/carer-administration-of-syringe-driver-and-when-required-medicines-tickets-323065005127

Please note, reservation will close at 9.30am on the day.