Discussing 'Do Not Attempt CPR' Decisions

Offered By

Association of Palliative Medicine

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30 minutes
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Course Information

Target Audience
Course Structure

Why should I take this course?

This micro skills course from the Association for Palliative Medicine explores the evidence and perceptions about attempts at cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). It suggests effective ways of facilitating discussions with patients and their families about decisions related to attempting CPR.

This course is ideal for:

All health professionals.

What you can expect

A 30 minute eLearning course containing interactive content and activities.

Validate your learning

Each participant receives a certificate upon course completion.

Do I need any prior qualifications or experience?

Our courses and programs have been designed to meet the needs of a broad range of trainees and qualified healthcare professionals. For most courses, we do not ask that you hold certain qualifications or meet certain criteria.
Some courses are aligned to specialist medical curricula so there is a certain level of medical knowledge required in these cases. On the whole, however, the courses and programs are accessible to a broad audience of learners.

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Certificates of completion will be available and can be downloaded once a course has been completed. These can be used as evidence of learning for training and CPD purposes. You will need to check with your governing body about CPD standards and requirements.
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Here is what you will cover in
this course 

Identify why discussions on end of life care create a challenge for professionals

Evaluate the evidence for CPR success in patients approaching the end of life

Outline the perceptions of patients, the general public and professionals on the success of CPR

Identify accepted decision making pathways incorporating professional guidance and the legal position

Apply the necessary skills to effectively and sensitively communicate CPR decisions

Describe how to respond to challenging questions and scenarios regarding CPR decision making

Assess your confidence in discussing end of life issues with patients