End of Life Care Workshop

End of Life Care Workshop

March 15-17, 2010
Makati Medical Center Auditorium
Makati, PHilippines

Topics:

When Cure is No Longer Possible
Death and Dying: Pediatric and Adult Perspectives
Communications: Breaking the Bad news
Grief and Bereavement:
Physician’s Role
Nurse’s Role
Barriers to Effective Palliative and End-of-Life Care
Ethical and Legal Issues
Recognizing and Managing Symptoms: Pain
Role of the Physician
Role of the Nurse
Recognizing and Managing Symptoms: Dyspnea
Role of the Physician
Role of the Nurse
Recognizing and Managing Symptoms:
GI Symptoms
Role of the Physician
Role of the Nurse
Recognizing and Managing Symptoms:
Anorexia/Cachexia
Recognizing and Managing Symptoms:
Fatigue/Depression/Anxiety




Organizing entities include Philippine Nurses Association of America, Philippine Nurses Association and Makati Medical Center