98% satisfaction feedback for Palliative Care short course
2 July 2018
We are delighted to share that the recent ‘Palliative Care Update’, in association with Macmillan Cancer Support, received a 98.75% satisfaction rating.
The satisfaction rating surveys how well the course covered all the topics in the training course. 98.75% of responders rated the course as good or excellent.
The one-day essential update on palliative care was aimed at GPs, hospital doctors and other members of the MDT; it updated health care professionals in palliative care skills such as pain management, GI symptoms and breathlessness.
A selection of the feedback received from the participants is below:
How will the course impact your practice?
"Expand palliative care in practice and do more advance care planning."
"I will be more confident to choose dosage in breathlessness."
"It has been a very good course, it has made me reflect on quite a few aspects of my practice."
"Better understanding of pain management – overall a very good course with very relevant topics for GPs."
"It will make me more vigilant in recognising emergencies. Case studies were fab. Palliative Care A4 [summary handout] is useful and will be used and kept in my bag. Will use the Velindre app."
"Better understanding of medical challenges involved; increase/improve ability to communicate with patients about their conditions and interventions."
This course was kindly funded by Macmillan Cancer Support and run at St. David’s Hospice in Newport. Keep an eye on our news pages and Twitter feed for similar courses coming up for healthcare professionals in South Wales.