• EL2

1 hour

Foundation doctors

Palliative care in patients with non-malignant conditions: part 1

Learn about caring for patients dying from non-malignant conditions – such as stroke, dementia, AIDS, and diseases of heart, lung, liver, or kidney.

Learning outcomes

After completing this module, you should be able to:

  • Understand the role of palliative care in patients with non-malignant life-limiting illnesses
  • Gain basic knowledge about the management of pain and other symptoms
  • Understand communication strategies for important conversations
  • Understand psycho-socio-spiritual care.

Contributors:

 Arun Ghoshal, Miriam Johnson

Peer reviewed by:

Megha Pruthi

Last updated

01 Nov 2019

Release date

01 Nov 2019

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