St Michael's Hospice


Syringe Driver Practical and Theory Training (McKinley T34)


Who is it for?

Qualified health care staff engaged in patient care.

We will combine the Update & Introduction content so will be suitable for people who have attended before and people attending their first training session.

Course content

This workshop offers the opportunity to gain theoretical and practical knowledge of the use of syringe drivers in the palliative care context – in accordance with West Midlands Strategy and Local Care Trust Policies. There will be an opportunity to practice skills required to use commonly used syringe drivers.

• Syringe Drivers in Palliative Care – Contexts of Usage
• Advantages & Disadvantages of Syringe Drivers
• Setting Up & Maintaining Use of Syringe Drivers (skills practice)
• Common Drugs Overview
• Troubleshooting

Find out more

To book a place or request an application form


  • Thursday 24th June 2021
    Tuesday 6th July 2021
    Thursday 21st October 2021
  • 4 hours
  • 09.00 - 13.00
  • £45