This online course, aimed at doctors who are decision makers in end-of-life care, is designed to develop confidence in advance care planning.
Caring for people at the end of life is an important part of your role as a doctor. Unfortunately studies show that people often receive end-of-life care that is inconsistent with their wishes and does not meet their needs.
Every patient's needs are unique and working through the emotional and social stresses faced by a dying person and their family can be difficult.
In recognition of the exceptional challenges faced by frontline healthcare workers at this time, we are making this course available to all healthcare professionals free of charge for the duration of the Covid-19 pandemic.
You will develop a better understanding of your role and that of other members of the multidisciplinary team. You will also learn about promoting greater choice, control and communication of care preferences across the team, across agencies and across care settings.
The course modules are:
On completion of the course you will be able to:
This course is suitable for all doctors.
When you book this course it will be available to you in our elearning environment RCPI Brightspace for 12 months.