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136893 - End of Life Care Module

  • : Online

 

Delivered by Dr. Chris Moy who is a GP working in Parkside, South Australia and has had a long standing involvement in aged and palliative care, plus digital health.

Relevance to General Practice

End-of-life care is a significant role of general practice with most patients with a progressive life limiting illness wishing to be cared for and, if possible, to die at home. This care inevitably requires the input of a GP with support from other community based services such as a palliative care team and community nurses. Supporting and encouraging GPs to offer or continue providing palliative care is not only important for individual patients and their families but for the health system and the whole community. This on-line End of Life Care module aims to build the capacity and skills of general practitioners in caring for adults with a progressive life limiting illness and provides a framework for patient ‘shared care’ with Specialist Palliative Care Services in metropolitan and peri-urban Adelaide.

Learning outcomes
  • Confidently provide end of life information to patients
  • Review an Advanced Care Directive and Resuscitation Plan 7 Step Pathway for end of life care to enhance the safety and quality of patient care
  • Describe key components in the hierarchy of decision making process for end of life care
  • Discuss the role of the substitute decision maker
  • Delivery
    Title
    136893 - End of Life Care Module
    Location
    Duration
    2 hours
    Start Date
    16-Jul-2018
    End Date
    16-Jul-2019
    CPD Points
    2 hours
    Price
    Free
    Location
    Online
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