The Oxford Advanced Pain and Symptom Management Course – Oxford
This course is amongst the UK’s leading courses for palliative care nurses, pharmacists, doctors and AHPs. For 30 years it has delivered cutting edge knowledge and skills to healthcare practitioners so they can provide their patients with the best possible care. Organisations get value for money as the course delivers high standards of professional knowledge, is educationally sound allowing staff time for discussion and supports staff in setting educational goals following the course. HEE and the Specialty Advisory Committee have designated this course a recommended course. Any profits generated are ploughed back into education - we are a charity.
Educational Credits: Last year 12 CPD points were awarded
Blavatnik School of Government, Oxford University.
Located in: Radcliffe Observatory Quarter
Address: 120 Walton St, Oxford OX2 6GG
1. Dr Sarah Cox & Dr Joe Cosgrove. What has palliative care to learn from the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine report in 2019? What skills do we need to look after patients in or being discharged from this setting?
2. Dr Ben Messer & colleagues. What are we learning about withdrawal of ventilation in adults? Do we need to add anything to our understanding of Professor Faull's guidance?
3. Professor Kyle Pattinson. Will this research help expand our understanding of breathlessness? How will that impact on our management of this symptom?
4. Professor Paddy Stone. What is new in prognostication? Might we be better informed as we start planning with our patients and those they love?
5. Dr Farzana Virani. Rethinking our Alfentanil conversion and considering our use in practice.
6 & 7. Dr Andrew Wilcock. Brings us two hours to update us about the drugs we use in our practice. Are we up to date?
8. Professor Dominic Wilkinson and Dr Max Keiner. What is a good death? This slot is our traditional ethics session which has always formed a valuable part of the course.
I am finalising the last 3 speakers. Looking forward to the programme!
The course aims to provide participants with:
- Knowledge to inform and update your practice
- Knowledge that is delivered by expert speakers
- Knowledge that develops between the speakers and the audience during questions and discussions
- Resources that can be used over the following 12 months to develop and extend your learning
- Resources that will support you to bring learning back to your workplace
- Resources that will help you develop your portfolio of evidence for appraisal and revalidation
- A means of ensuring your practice is at the cutting edge
- Time for thinking, questions and reflection
- An opportunity to network with your peers
Last year Laura Daly spoke about ‘mouth care in medically complex patients’ at the Oxford Advanced Course in Pain and Symptom Management. This presentation built on her poster at the ASP conference in 2018. Click here to view the poster
Listen to a free audio lecture based on a topic covered in the programme for the Oxford Advanced Courses 2018.
If you enjoy it – join us for 2020.
The team in Oxford are looking forward to the welcoming you to the 2020 Oxford Advanced Courses. The programme is almost complete – see the list of speakers above. I am looking forward to learning lots this year – can you afford to miss it?
Director of Sobell Education Oxford (OxCERPC)