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Dying in Intensive Care

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This micro skills course uses a case history to examine some of the challenges in providing end of life care in intensive care units (ICUs). Determining the appropriate ceiling of intervention, changing the focus of care from cure to comfort, communication issues, supporting patients and families and pain and symptom control issues will be discussed.

 

This course from the Association of Palliative Medicine has been brought to you by Talisium.

 

By the end of this session you will be able to: Describe the key issues and challenges facing dying patients and their families in an ICU setting;
Describe triggers to conversations about end of life care in ICU and explain how these conversations may be approached;
Recognise the signs and symptoms that indicate that treatment may be becoming futile in dying patients in ICU;
Explain how decisions about ceiling of intervention may be made;
Outline a sensible approach to managing end of life care for patients in an ICU situation


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Title
Dying in Intensive Care
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Duration
30 minutes
CPD Points
30 minutes/ 0.5 cpd
Price
Free
Location
Online
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