St Michael's Hospice


Syringe Driver Practical and Theory Training (McKinley T34)


Who is it for?

Qualified health care staff engaged in patient care who will be required to care for or
initiate syringe drivers.

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

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  • Friday 19th August 2022
  • 4 hours
  • 09.30 - 13.00
  • £45