CPD Activities

ICI PALLIATIVE CARE PRECEPTORSHIP FOR PRIMARY HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONERS


ICI PALLIATIVE CARE PRECEPTORSHIP FOR PRIMARY HEALTH CARE PRACTITIONERS


Starting on :04:00 PM 29 July, 2020 Venue:International Cancer Institute
Ending on :05:30 PM 30 July, 2020 Max Credits:10.00
Moderator:No Activity Moderator Activity Cost: Free Order

Presenters

1. Mr. Richard Bauer
Certified Palliative Chaplain

2. Dr. Hussein Elias
Family Physician

3. Dr. Zipporah Ali
Palliative Care Specialist

4. Dr. Lindsay Dow
Palliative Care Specialist

5. Dr. John Weru
Palliative Care Specialist

6. Dr. Esther Nafula
Palliative Care Specialist

7. Prof. Kenneth Cornetta
Palliative Care Specialist & Clinical Professor of Medical and Molecular Genetics Director National Gene Vector Biorepository Associate Director, Brown Center for Immunotherapy United States

8. Miss Catherine Wangechi
Clinical Psychologist

Description

Complimenting multidisciplinary management and care of patients with serious and life-limiting illnesses including NCDs in sub-Saharan Africa

Objectives

1. To explain the concept of palliative care 2. Apply various techniques to carry out discussions at every point of the illness including end-of-life, with patients and families on palliative care, goals of care, breaking bad news 3. Describe how spiritual assessment integrates and supports plan of care 4. Employ the tools commonly used in palliative care to assess and manage pain using pharmacological and non-pharmacological methods 5. Identify most common physical symptoms in palliative care and describe the key assessments, pharmacological and non-pharmacological treatments and follow-up required to optimally manage symptoms 6. Identify common signs of the dying process and describe treatments for common symptoms at end of life care 7. Describes normal grief and bereavement and risk factors for prolonged grief disorder