Palliative Care Education Series: Expected Death at Home – Addressing Symptom Burden with the Symptom Management Kit
Kathryn MacIsaac RN, Manager of Community Care, North West Local Health Integration Network
Donald Hutchinson RN (EC), Nurse Practitioner, North West Local Health Integration Network
Thursday, June 11, 2020 09:00 – 10:00 EST
Participants will have the opportunity to review the contents of the widely used Symptom Management Kit. A discussion around symptom control and anticipating decline at end of life will support clinicians comfort in providing end of life care in community. Symptom management in the context of Covid-19 will also be discussed with the support of resources provided by the Ontario Palliative Care Network (OPCN).
By the end of the session, participants will be able to:
- Recognize the signs of imminent death
- Proactively prepare medications and supplies for common end-of-life symptoms
- Prepare a family and patient for the final hours and days of life
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