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A Pilot Training Programme for Health and Social Care Professionals

Click here to view a pilot training programme for Health and Social Care Professionals providing Palliative and Oncological Care to Lesbian, Gay and Bisexual patients.

 

Nurse Education Series

The Department has recently devised a nurse education programme aimed at building staff awareness and understanding of a range of topics specifically related to Psycho-oncology. Input by Medical Social Work, Liaison Psychiatry, Chaplaincy and Palliative Care will add to the richness of this programme.

We will post the next training dates HERE when dates are available

Who can participate?

All care staff working in St. Vincent’s University Hospital are invited to attend the training.

Audio Recordings of Lectures

Please note that while best effort has been made to ensure the quality of our audio recordings, at times the volume may decrease due to the lecture setting at the time of recording.

Patient Lectures

Dee McKiernan, Counselling Psychologist, on Stress and Cancer

If you are unable access the audio player above, please download the .mp3 below.

Download the .mp3 file here ( Duration: 1hr 2min )

Mary Moriarty, CNM2, on Lymphoedema Management

If you are unable access the audio player above, please download the .mp3 below.

Download the .mp3 file here ( Duration: 37min )

Dr. Louise Kinsella, Clinical Psychologist, on Mindfulness for Oncology Patients

If you are unable access the audio player above, please download the .mp3 below.

Download the .mp3 file here ( Duration: 1hr 7min )

 

Staff Lectures

Dee McKiernan, Counselling Psychologist, on Distress in Cancer 

Dr. Louise Kinsella, Clinical Psychologist, on Grief and Loss 

Dr. Paul D'Alton, Senior Clinical Psychologist, on Self Care and Self Compassion for Hospital Staff