Syringe Pump Training

Both the Syringe Pump Award (Introduction) and Syringe Pump Certificate (Advanced) training are delivered at St Peter's Hospice.  We also offer bespoke Syringe Pump Training which can be delivered within your organisation (for up to 12 attendees).  

Syringe Pump Award

This session is aimed at clinical staff with limited knowledge or experience of syringe pumps in practice. It offers an opportunity to develop or refresh knowledge and confidence in the use of syringe pumps in end of life care.

The programme includes:

  • Indications for use of a Syringe Pump in end of life care
  • Choosing the right needle for individual patients
  • Practical demonstration/familiarisation of equipment (to include differences between syringe pumps)
  • Simple conversions from oral to subcutaneous Opioids

Course dates:

Monday 20th January 2020 from 9.30am - 1pm

Tuesday 25th February 2020 from 1 - 4.30pm

Thursday 23rd April 2020 from 1 - 4.30pm

Monday 18th May 2020 from 9.30am - 1pm

Friday 19th June 2020 from 9.30am - 1pm

Wednesday 8th July 2020 frpm 9.30am - 1pm

Cost:  is £60 per person

Location: St Peter's Hospcie, Charlton Road, Brentry. BS10 6NL

Syringe Pump Certificate

This session is aimed at clinical staff with extensive experience of Syringe Pumps in practice. It offers an opportunity to further develop knowledge and understanding of complex issues.

The programme includes:

  • Complex management/troubleshooting
  • Pharmacology - drug combinations, compatibility and interactions
  • Practicalities of drug administration
  • Drug conversions and calculations

Course dates:

Friday 25th October 2019 from 1pm-4.30pm

Wednesday 22nd January 2020 fron 1pm-4.30pm

Tuesday 10th March 2020 from 1pm-4.30pm

Wednesday 27th May 2020 from 1pm-4.30pm

Wednesday 23rd september 2020 from 1pm-4.30pm

Monday 16th November 2020 from 1pm-4.30pm

Cost:  £60 Per Person

Location: St Peter's Hospcie, Charlton Road, Brentry. BS106NL