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Banksia Palliative Care | The role of the GP in prescribing opioids for palliative care patients

October 25 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Free

Online workshop series – Session 4

Presented by: Dr Ruwani Mendis, Oncologist

This session will provide GPs with information about opioids currently available in Australia, and will describe their use in patients with palliative care needs to manage distressing symptoms, such as pain and dyspnoea. The selection considerations of specific opioids for individual patients is also discussed, along with medico-legal aspects of opioid prescriptions. This session aims to attain best outcomes for palliative patients by supporting GPs to make informed decisions when asked to prescribe these medications.

Details

Date:
October 25
Time:
7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Free

Organizer

Banksia Palliative Care Service
Phone:
(03) 9455 0822
Email:
learningcentre@banksiapalliative.com.au
View Organizer Website

Venue

Online via your PC or device