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Dilemmas and Emergencies in Palliative Care

Dilemmas and Emergencies in Palliative Care

This study day will look at the knowledge needed to understand how ethical principles guide decision-making in palliative care, and its effect when responding to emergencies.

Learning Outcomes

To have a working knowledge of:

  • Practical clinical ethics - the principles underpinning good practice
  • How ethics can guide symptom management - using pain as an example
  • Mental capacity – decision-making models for patients who lack decision specific capacity
  • Clinical decision making in palliative care emergencies
  • Errors in clinical decision-making
  • GMC guidance on hydration and artificial feeding at the end of life

Dates for 2019:

  • Thursday 21st March 
  • Thursday 7th November

Booking terms and conditions can be found below, please familiarise yourselves with these before reserving your place on this Study Day.


Next Steps

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