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October 2018

Understanding Bereavement

October 17 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Education Centre – St Catherine’s Hospice, St Catherine’s Park, Lostock Lane, Lostock Hall
Preston, PR5 5XU United Kingdom
£65

Learning Objectives: To understand what ‘bereavement’ is; To understand what ‘grief’ is; To be able to recognise the ‘cycle of grief’ (using Kubler Ross model of grief); To identify the difference between ‘normal’ and ‘abnormal’ grief; To explore ways in which we can provide advice and support to people who are bereaved. Visit St Catherine's Hospice website for further information and to book your place.

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Introduction to Hospice Care

October 26 @ 1:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Education Centre – St Catherine’s Hospice, St Catherine’s Park, Lostock Lane, Lostock Hall
Preston, PR5 5XU United Kingdom
Free

What will I learn? How the hospice movement and St Catherine’s started Our charity and how we raise funds Our services How to be referred A day in the life of a member of the hospice team Job and volunteering opportunities This session is FREE to attend, visit St Catherine's Hospice website for further information and to book your place.

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November 2018

Self-Protection Training For Healthcare Staff

November 8 @ 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Samlesbury Hotel, Preston New Road
Preston, Lancashire PR5 0UL United Kingdom
£49.99

The event is aimed at ALL healthcare staff. Its at the Salmesbury Hotel on Thursday 8th November 1230 -17:00. You can book with the link below. https://selfprotectionforhealthcare.eventbrite.co.uk

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3-Day Urgent Medical Care Certificate

November 13 @ 8:00 am - November 15 @ 5:00 pm
National Centre for Remote and Rural Medicine, The School of Medicine University of Central Lancashire
Preston, Lancashire PR1 2HE United Kingdom
£900

Workshop leads and guest speakers include Dr Simon Stockley, NICE National Lead for Sepsis, Prof John Howarth, Dr Colville Laird, BASICs Scotland. Occurrence and demand for urgent care in the community, prior to hospital care, is increasing. This may be in a rural setting, but is just as likely in urban surroundings, when delayed access to secondary care can make the clinician feel very remote and isolated. This 3-day course is designed for professionals working in urgent or non-scheduled care who need…

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When you don’t know what to say

November 14 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Education Centre – St Catherine’s Hospice, St Catherine’s Park, Lostock Lane, Lostock Hall
Preston, PR5 5XU United Kingdom
Free

What will I learn? Why conversations might be difficult Recognising the emotions involved Basic communication skills Listening skills Techniques for talking This session is FREE to attend, visit St Catherine's Hospice website for further information and to book your place.

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Preparing for AKT

November 19 @ 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
North Lakes Hotel Penrith, Cumbria CA11 8QT United Kingdom

For further information and course programme, download the Event Flyer: AKT Programme November 18

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Syringe Drivers in End of Life Care

November 30 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm
Education Centre – St Catherine’s Hospice, St Catherine’s Park, Lostock Lane, Lostock Hall
Preston, PR5 5XU United Kingdom
£65

What will I learn? Indications/rationale for commencing use of a syringe driver. Drug compatability/incompatability. Siting of the needle. Useful tips when in use. Trouble shooting – problems you may encounter and how to manage them. McKinley T34 practical.

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