Symptom Control and Syringe Pump Management Training for Registered Nurses within Care Homes and Community Nurses

Date & Time:

Wednesday 21 October 2020 (9:30 - 17:00)

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Sutton Civic Offices, G3, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA


Target Group

Registered nurses working in Care Homes within the London Borough of Sutton and Community Nurses.

Course Overview:
To Provide Registered nurses with the opportunity to learn theoretical and practical skills required to safely and effectively use syringe drivers and to enhance their knowledge around End of Life Care.    

Learning Objectives:

 By the end of the course the delegates will have:

  • Gained the skill and confidence to use of a syringe pump
  • Gained the ability to identify Common Palliative Care Symptoms
  • Greater knowledge  of conversions of oral to subcutaneous  medication route    
  • Greater knowledge  of background and breakthrough end of life care medication      
  • Improved skills and confidence on calculating volumes and compatibilities of end of life care medication        
  • Gained the knowledge to identify drugs most commonly used with Syringe pumps       
  • Greater knowledge of required record keeping and documentation involved in syringe pump use     
  • Gained the skill of setting up and maintaining of  syringe pumps


Booking has now closed for this event.

Further Information:


Clinical Nurse Specialist (End of life) - Sutton Health and Care

Venue Details:

Sutton Civic Offices, G3, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA

(020 8770 5000)