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Palliative Care Education Series: Expected Death at Home – Addressing Symptom Burden with the Symptom Management Kit

Presented by:

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

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION

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).

OBJECTIVES
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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