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 fourteen modules are now available. Please note that your account may be deleted if inactive for 12 months.
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:
You will need to complete the pre-module survey, the module and the post-module survey in one sitting.
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 this module, and are a CLINICIAN (doctor/allied health professional/nurse) currently working with patients, please read the Participant Information Sheet (214kb pdf) and select "YES, start the study".
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Outlines how, when and why most Australians die, and recognises the complexities surrounding dying in acute hospitals.
Describes aspects of psychosocial and existential wellbeing in end-of-life care.
Focusses on screening for pyscho-existential symptoms for patients at the end of life.
Focusses on the clinical management of psycho-existential symptoms for patients at the end of life.
Identification of the end of life, using available clinical tools.
End-of-life communication to help prepare for common questions and extend your own communication skills.
Identifies essential elements of negotiating goals of care with patients and families.
Identifies the need for urgent responses in end-of-life care, including services and resources to assist in managing conflict.
Describes the benefits and essential elements of effective health care teams.
Identifies signs of impending death and outlines opportunities for compassionate, quality clinical care at the end of life.
Recognises uncertainty around increased hospitalisation for people living with chronic complex conditions, and outlines opportunities for end-of-life planning.
Outlines opportunities for end-of-life conversations and advance care planning in fast-paced clinical environments.
Recognising the centrality of families and the intricacies around decision-making in paediatric end-of-life care.