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Accessing EOLE Education

The education modules are designed to assist doctors, nurses and allied health professionals working in acute hospitals in delivering end-of-life care. They are free to use. They can be accessed on the web from anywhere in Australia. All modules are hosted on our Learning Management System and you only need to register once. The following thirteen modules are now available. Please note that your account may be deleted if inactive for 12 months.

Patient-centred communication and shared decision-making


Please participate in our evaluation study!

We are conducting a study about our 'Patient-Centred Communication and Shared Decision-Making' module and its impact on health professionals' clinical practice. Your participation in the study would involve:

  • Completing a pre-module survey (10-15 mins)
  • Taking the 'Patient-Centred Communication and Shared Decision-Making' module (55-65 mins, you will need to register to do this.)
  • Completing a post-module survey (10-15 mins)
  • Completing a 3-month follow up survey (10-15 mins).

Upon completion of the 3-month follow up survey you will be provided with a $30 e-gift card to thank you.

If you are a NEW learner to our education modules, and are a CLINICIAN (doctor/allied health professional/nurse) currently working with patients, please read the Participant Information Sheet (192kb pdf) and select "YES, start the study".

Understanding death and dying

Dying, a normal part of life

Dying, a normal part of life
 


40-45 minutes

Outlines how, when and why most Australians die, and recognises the complexities surrounding dying in acute hospitals.

Patient States of Mind at the End of Life

States of Mind at the End of Life
 


30-35 minutes

Describes aspects of psychosocial and existential wellbeing in end-of-life care.

Assessing States of Mind at the End of Life

Assessing Patient States of Mind at the End of Life


20-25 minutes

Focusses on screening for pyscho-existential symptoms for patients at the end of life.

Clinical Management of Anxiety, Depression and More

Clinical Management of Anxiety, Depression and More
 


20-25 minutes

Focusses on the clinical management of psycho-existential symptoms for patients at the end of life.

 
 
 

Clinical skills in end-of-life care

Recognising the End of Life

Recognising the End of Life
 


30-45 minutes

Identification of the end of life, using available clinical tools.

Patient-Centred Communication and Shared Decision-Making

Patient-Centred Communication and Shared Decision-Making


55-65 minutes

End-of-life communication to help prepare for common questions and extend your own communication skills.

Planning End-of-Life Care - Goals of Care

Planning End-of-Life Care - Goals of Care


35-60 minutes

Identifies essential elements of negotiating goals of care with patients and families.

Responding to Concerns

Responding to Concerns
 


15-25 minutes

Identifies the need for urgent responses in end-of-life care, including services and resources to assist in managing conflict.

Teams and Continuity for the Patient

Teams and Continuity for the Patient


30-40 minutes

Describes the benefits and essential elements of effective health care teams.

Imminent Death - How to Respond

Imminent Death - How to Respond


40-45 minutes

Identifies signs of impending death and outlines opportunities for compassionate, quality clinical care at the end of life.

 

End-of-life care with different patients

Chronic Complex Illness End-of-Life Care

Chronic Complex Illness End-of-Life Care


40-50 minutes

Recognises uncertainty around increased hospitalisation for people living with chronic complex conditions, and outlines opportunities for end-of-life planning.

Emergency Department End-of-Life Care

Emergency Department End-of-Life Care


30-40 minutes

Outlines opportunities for end-of-life conversations and advance care planning in fast-paced clinical environments.

Paediatric End-of-Life Care

Paediatric End-of-Life Care
 


30-35 minutes

Recognising the centrality of families and the intricacies around decision-making in paediatric end-of-life care.

 
 

Total Learners Signed Up to Date

1000
Last updated: 01/11/2021

Developing Education Modules

Extraction of Learning Outcomes from ACQSHC Consensus Guidelines

 

Dialogue and Agreement on Learning Outcomes amongst National Consultative Group

 

Literature searches

 

Draft education written and developed with feedback from National Consultative Group

 

Peer reviewed by independent group of clinicians

 

Online user tested by another independent group of clinicians