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Positioning for Comfort and Therapeutic Handling for Children with Palliative Care Needs

Positioning for Comfort and Therapeutic Handling for Children with Palliative Care Needs

  • 08 Oct, 2019
  • 10.00
  • 13.00
LauraLynn Children's Hospice, Leopardstown Road, Foxrock, Dublin 18
Dublin
Dublin

Presenter Name

Ann Mills
Senior Physiotherapist in Children's Palliative Care

Target Participant Level

Introductory

Speciality Tag

Palliative Care, Pediatrics

Number Of Contact Hours

3

Are Refreshments Included On The Day ?

Yes

Cost to Attend

25 euro (Standard)
25 euro
( ISCP Member )
25 euro
(ISCP Student Member )
25 euro
( CIG/EG/Branch Member )

Learning Objectives

  • To provide the theoretical background supporting the use of special positioning and handling for children and young people with palliative needs
  • To practically demonstrate positioning and handling techniques
  • To advise regarding suitable positioning and handling equipment for use at home

 

Event Description

3 Hour Course at LauraLynn Children's Hospice consisting of a session on the Theory of Positioning for Comfort and therapeutic Hnadling for Children with Palliative Care Needs followed by a practical demonstration.

Presenter Profile

I am a Senior physiotherapist specialising in Children’s Palliative Care. Particular areas of interest include positioning for comfort, therapeutic handling, bone health, respiratory management and transition.  My practice is shaped by the highest professional standards, collaboration with colleagues, wide experience and current research. I am a recognised specialist resource both in-house and externally and have presented my work widely.

 

Professional qualification

Specialist member of CORU and Irish Society of Chartered Physiotherapists

 

Educational Attainments

  • Diploma in Physiotherapy. Trinity College Dublin, 1983 
  • Masters in Medical Science (Physiotherapy). University College Dublin, 2000
  • Certificate in Essential Palliative Care for Allied Health Professionals. Northern Ireland Hospice and University of Ulster,2009
  • Module on Pain and Symptom Management in Children’s Palliative Care. Trinity College Dublin, 2011
  • Diploma in Theology. Milltown Institute of Theology and Philosophy, 2004
  • Diploma in Spirituality. Milltown Institute of Theology and Philosophy, 2006

 

Cost to Attend

25 euro

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