Speciality Internal medicine - General/other

Organizer mayada Fawzy Noaiem

CME/CPD Provider Argan Riaya Specialized Hospital

Scheduled date(s):

From 27 April 2024 To 29 April 2024

Aims And Objectives

To sensitize healthcare professionals from different disciplines and backgrounds to know about the basic principles of palliative care approach so they can integrate it into their day-to-day practices.

Content Outline

1. Overview of palliative care 2. Home hospice model 3. Palliative care in Kuwait 4. Identification of palliative care needs 5. Communication 6. Breaking bad news 7. Ethical aspects of care 8. Comprehensive assessment 9. Introduction to pain assessment and management 10. Introduction to dyspnea and constipation assessment and management 11. Psychological aspects of care 12. Social, cultural and spiritual aspects of care 13. Care of the patient at the end of life 14. Grief, Loss and Bereavement 15. Self-care and staff-care

Target Audience

A mix of healthcare staff , physicians, nurses, therapists. About 30participants.