Symptom Control and Syringe Pump Management Training Day for Registered Nurses within Care Homes - 2021-2022

Date & Time:

Wednesday 2 February 2022 (09.30 - 16.30)

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Sutton Civic Offices, G5, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA



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


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


Due to Covid-19, to protect all the delegates, we have reduced the number of spaces.

It is also important that all delegates:

  • Do not attend if not well
  • Remember to wash hands regularly
  • Bring in own syringe pump
  • Practice respiratory hygiene measures
  • Maintain social distancing
  • Bring own PPE, gloves, masks, aprons and gel
  • Bring own lunch


Places Available:


Further Information:


District Nurse/Teacher Wallington Community Nurses

Venue Details:

Sutton Civic Offices, G5, St Nicholas Way, Sutton, SM1 1EA

(020 8770 5000)