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Non-malignant Life Limiting Diseases course for Medical Doctors

Speciality Classification
Medical Doctors
Location
Online
Delivery
Online
Time / Duration
30 minutes
Subject matter expert
e-Learning for Healthcare
Provider
eIntegrity
Endorsed By
NHS Health Education England

This session covers the broad range of non-malignant life limiting conditions and how they affect patients and the people who care for them.

Learning Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:

  • Describe the range of diagnostic groups of non-malignant life limiting diseases
  • Explain the challenges to diagnosis and prognosis that these diseases represent, especially in children
  • Outline the need for anticipatory treatment to pre-empt foreseeable developments in these conditions over time
  • Explain key ethical issues surrounding the treatment of these conditions

This session covers the broad range of non-malignant life limiting conditions and how they affect patients and the people who care for them.

Instructors / Speakers
Sarah Thompson,
Paediatric Consultant

Sarah is a paediatric consultant working in shared care oncology, which introduced her to the important work to be done in palliative care. For the last 3 years she has also been working for the local children's hospice, providing symptom management and end of life care.

Laura Roe,
Paediatric Consultant

Laura Roe is a general paediatric consultant with a special interest in oncology and paediatric palliative care working at the University Hospitals of North Midlands NHS Trust and the Donna Louise Children’s Hospice.

Hannah Fallon,
Consultant/Community Paediatrics at Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust

Hannah received a MBBS Guy's, King's and St Thomas' Medical School, London 2005. She also has a MRCPCH and MSc (Child Health) 2016.

She is currently a Consultant/Community Paediatrics at Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership Trust.

Delivery
Title
Non-malignant Life Limiting Diseases course for Medical Doctors
Speciality Classification
Interest Areas / Topics Covered
Paediatric, Palliative care
Location
Provider Type
Education Provider
Time / Duration
30 minutes
Location
Online
Access Duration (in months)
12
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