This online programme outlines the legal and professional requirements for end of life care in designated centres and identifies how to apply this to practice when dealing with people with a terminal illness during Covid-19. Participants will learn how to recogise signs and symptoms of deterioration, it will assess, monitor and review, physical, psychological, social and spiritual areas of care at end of life for a person with COVID 19. It will cover the Guidance for Registered Nurses and Midwives on Medication Administration (2020) and national guidance. Participants will be able to Identify and apply effective interpersonal communication with families of a loved one at end of life during this challenging period.
At the end of this virtual classroom programme participants will be able to:
Recognise signs and symptoms of a deterioration in a person at end of life with COVID 19.
Identify and apply frameworks regarding anticipatory prescribing in conjunction with the medical team- awareness of national resources in this area reviewed and outlined
Identify and apply principles of sensitive communication skills and effective interpersonal communication with a resident/Patient at end of life.
Identify and apply effective interpersonal communication with families of a loved one at end of life with COVID 19.
Recognise, assess, monitor and implement strategies for caring of a residents/ Patients physical, psychological, emotional, spiritual wellbeing at end of life.
Understand Self-care for Staff in caring for a resident/patient with COVID 19 and understand principles of debriefing and review.
Note: On completion of this course a certificate of attendance in a digital form and will be sent by email to each participant. Please note places are limited and must be booked in advance; you need a reliable computer and internet access and please ensure a correct email is provided when registering.