About this event

  • Date and time Wed 19 Aug 2020 from 7:00pm to 8:05pm
  • Location Online
  • Organised by Palliative Care

This is episode 2 of the brand new Palliative care webinar series The human side of COVID-19: Reflections on Palliative Care.

This webinar aims to provide a platform to reflect on challenges and burnout experienced during the pandemic. Experts will discuss possible techniques which can be deployed to better cope with distressing clinical situations.

During this webinar you will:

  • Understand how to recognise signs of emotional exhaustion
  • Be able to deploy tools to develop resilience and cope with stress
  • Value the importance of reflective practice and mindfulness

Professor Simon Noble will be sharing his learning from COVID Confidential - a platform developed to enable controlled clinical debriefing as a means of managing distress. 

An interactive Q&A session will be held after the event for participant engagement.

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This webinar is in joint association with the Association of Palliative Medicine UK. 

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The RSM is offering this webinar at no charge to delegates, in order to help healthcare professionals to easily access COVID-19 related education material & resources during the pandemic. However, we are asking people to support the RSM in these unprecedented times. Now more than everas a charity we need your help to continue our work and mission in advancing healthcare through innovation and education. Please consider making a donation  for joining this webinar. Thank you for your generosity. 

Key speakers

Professor Simon Noble

Marie Curie Professor of Supportive and Palliative Medicine, Cardiff University

Speaker's biography

Simon is a Professor of Supportive and Palliative Medicine in the Marie Curie Research Centre at Cardiff University. He has an interest in patient experience, particularly associated with venous thromboembolism and the development of long term psychological distress following critical illness. He has recently set up COVID-Confidential in partnership with the Dept Clinical Psychology at Swansea University, to evaluate the impact story telling has on reducing PTSD in front line COVID-19 healthcare workers.

He has published over 200 original papers and cited abstracts, 20 chapters and 5 books. His interests include hill walking, the history of cinema and hip-hop.

Aggie Rice

Schwartz Rounds Facilitator and Trainer

Speaker's biography

Aggie and Rhiannon work on the Schwartz Rounds and Team Time programmes for the Point of Care Foundation, training health and social care staff in facilitating boundaries, reflective sessions. Schwartz Rounds are an evidence based initiative which have been show to reduce levels of staff stress.

Rhiannon Barker

Schwartz Rounds Facilitator and Trainer

Speaker's biography

Aggie and Rhiannon work on the Schwartz Rounds and Team Time programmes for the Point of Care Foundation, training health and social care staff in facilitating boundaries, reflective sessions. Schwartz Rounds are an evidence based initiative which have been show to reduce levels of staff stress.

Agenda

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Welcome and introduction

Dr Mary Miller, Consultant in Palliative Medicine and Director, Oxford Centre for Education and Research in Palliative Care

Voices from the frontline: The COVID-19 confidential experience

Professor Simon Noble, Marie Curie Professor of Supportive and Palliative Medicine, Cardiff University

What are Schwartz rounds?

Julian Groves, Head of Staff Experience Programmes, The Point of Care Foundation

Team time

Aggie Rice and Rhiannon Barker, Schwartz Rounds Facilitators and Trainers

Reflections and questions
Close of meeting

Location

Online

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This is episode 3 of the brand new Palliative care webinar series The human side of COVID-19: Reflections on Palliative Care.

In this webinar, experts unite to discuss dealing with death and grief in the context of the COVID-19 as a mass bereavement situation. This important webinar allows delegates to understand the current context of grief and how it can allow for better patient care.

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Disclaimer: All views expressed in this webinar are of the speakers themselves and not of the RSM. 

Registration for this webinar will close 2 hours prior to the start time. You will receive the webinar link 2 hours before the meeting. Late registrations will not be accepted.

Webinar recordings will be available for registered delegates up to 30 days after the live webinar, via Zoom. The link will be sent 24 hours after the webinar takes place.  

This webinar will be recorded and stored by the Royal Society of Medicine and may be distributed in future on various internet channels.

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