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Dilemmas in Palliative Care

Dilemmas in Palliative Care


To have knowledge and understanding of how ethical principles guide decision-making in palliative care


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
  • Dilemmas in urgent palliative care situations
  • Errors in clinical decision-making
  • GMC guidance on hydration and artificial feeding at the end of life


Dates for 2018:

  • Thursday 25th October 

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


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