"I'm not loveable anymore" - Discussing Intimacy in End of Life Care

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 lesson from the Association for Palliative Medicine explores the concerns patients and their partners may have about intimacy and sex when approaching the end of life. It examines the challenges this raises for professionals and how most effectively to approach the topic.

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?

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Here is what you will cover in
this course 

Identify the concerns patients with advanced illness and their partners may have regarding intimacy and sex

Assess the most effective methods to raise the topic of intimacy and sex with patients and their partners

Evaluate the communication methods needed to respond to concerns raised by patients and their partners regarding intimacy and sex

Identify initial management options to help resolve concerns about intimacy and sex

Identify useful sources of referral for more complicated problems relating to intimacy and sex at the end of life

Assess your own confidence in talking about intimacy and sex with patients and their partners