Submitted by GraphicMint on Tue, 05/22/2018 - 14:49
Module Title
Unit 1: The Philosophy and Principles of Palliative Care
Module Credits
0
Module Semester
0
Module Status
Mandatory

Description

Unit 1: The Philosophy and Principles of Palliative Care

At the end of this unit learners will be able to:

  • Summarise the structure and organisation of palliative care services to include the role played by the multidisciplinary team and diverse family structures in the provision of care for a terminally ill person
  • Respond appropriately to the needs of the person who is confused in the last days of life
  • Use the range of skills required from a palliative support worker in relation to the end of life care
  • Discuss the role and functions of the local infection control team members to include the local policy in relation to dress, staff health and travel associated infections
Module Assessment
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