Contribute to the end of life care of patients.

Contribute to the care of patients and their families at the end of life, including management of symptoms, practical issues of law and certification, and effective communication and team working.

Scottish Doctor 3:

3.4 Learning outcomes for patient management (SD3)

3.5 Learning outcomes for communication (SD3)

3.9 Learning outcomes for attitudes, ethical understanding and legal responsibilities (SD3)


Foundation Programme:

1 Professionalism (UK FP 2012)

1.4 Teamworking

2 Relationship and communication with patients (UK FP 2012)

2.3 Communication in difficult circumstances

4 Ethical and legal issues (UK FP 2012)

4.2 Legal framework of medical practice

8 Recognition and management of the acutely ill patient (UK FP 2012)

8.4 Manages pain

9 Resuscitation and end o life care (UK FP 2012)

9.1 End of life care and appropriate use of Do Not Attempt Resuscitation (DNAR) orders/advance decisions


Good Medical Practice: