A Good Life: An end of life conversation worth having
For many doctors, talking to patients faced with an End of Life decision can be challenging. This module aims to change the medical approach to End of Life care through good communication, by fostering a cultural change that is focused on providing a patient with treatment options that considers their attitudes, values and goals.
‘Good Life’ communication is about understanding what is important and valued by the patient. Having an open conversation about End of Life care will ultimately lead to patient centred clinical decisions and the best outcome for the patient. These clinical decisions will offer support and comfort to patients and their families.
Type 1 hour Online Learning
Accreditation ACRRM 1 PDP RACGP 2 QI&CPD points
Compare the traditional to the goal-oriented approach in your patient conversations
Implement the goal-oriented approach for meaningful conversations around End of Life care
Name and explain the Seven Steps framework
Apply the Seven Steps framework to the module’s interactive case scenario and implement these in your future professional conversations
Traditional versus goal-oriented approach
The Seven Steps framework to meaningful conversations
Patient conversational scenarios
Focus Palliative care, end of life care, ethics, effective communication skills
Medical Audience GP’s working in Aged Care or with Palliative Care patients, Doctors in Training (DIT), Medical Students, Specialists and Experts in this Field, including Anaesthetists, Itensivists, Emergency Physicians, Cardiologists, Neurologists, Oncologists and Palliative Care Physicians
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