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Faculty

Peter Nightingale

UK GP advisor in end of life care, Macmillan Cancer Support

Ollie Minton

Consultant and honorary senior lecturer in palliative medicine,
St. George's University, London
Consultant and a secondary care adviser,
Macmillan Cancer Support

Accredited by

BMJ Learning

Course Description

After completing this module, you should:
- Have a better understanding of how to manage symptoms such as constipation, nausea, vomiting, and breathlessness in patients with a terminal illness in a primary care setting
- Know the principles of pain management in palliative care
- Recognise and understand how to manage bowel obstruction
- Be confident in managing common palliative care emergencies
- Have a basic understanding of when to use syringe drivers to administer medications
- Know where to get further information on palliative care.

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.50 Credits
Expiration Date:2020-Jun-19
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour and 30 minutes
Registration Required:Yes
Cost:Free

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