Cate Seton-Jones

Medical Director, Phyllis Tuckwell Hospice, Surrey, UK

Jenny Strawson

ST5, palliative medicine

Accredited by

BMJ Learning

Course Description

On completion of this module, you should know:
- The latest thinking on symptom control in patients nearing the end of their lives, including choice of opioids, the use of transdermal patches, and warnings for antiemetics
- Recent medicolegal developments that affect palliative care, including changes to the Road Traffic Act 1988, and issues that affect “do not attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation” (DNACPR) decisions
- The key points from the new NICE guideline, “Care of dying adults in the last days of life.”

Activity Details

Credit Types:CME
Credit Amount:1.00 Credits
Release Date:2016-Jun-09
Expiration Date:2018-Jun-09
Estimated Time for Completion:1 hour
Registration Required:Yes

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