St Michael's Hospice


Clinical Emergencies in Palliative Care


Who is it for?

Qualified health care staff engaged in the care of individuals in the palliative or end stage of life.

Course content


Even within the context of palliative care some situations are emergencies. What are they? Can we prevent them? How do we manage them? What consequences do they hold? The aim of this session is to address these questions and explore practical and non-practical issues which need to be considered.  

• Hypercalcaemia of Malignancy  

• Superior Vena Cava Obstruction  

• Haemorrhage  

• Fits  

• Malignant Spinal Cord Compression  

• Fractures 

Wednesday 4th August or Monday 29th November
Attend a.m. or p.m. session, or attend full day.

Palliation and Neurological Conditions 09.30 – 12.30
Palliation and Dementia 13.30 – 16.30

Find out more

To book a place or request an application form


  • Wednesday 4th August 2021
    Monday 29th November 2021
  • (Day-6 a.m. Clinical Aspects of Palliative and End of Life Care 2021)
  • 09.30 - 12.30
  • £45 Half Day (£65 to attend a.m. and p.m. sessions)