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Hot topic: end-of-life care, September 2015

Hot topic: end-of-life care, September 2015

Format

Knowledge

Time to Complete

0.25 hours

Published

September 14, 2015

Updated

June 9, 2016

Programme Description

In this article Professor Keri Thomas and Dr Trisha Macnair discuss draft NICE guideline on care of the dying adult, from MIMS Learning magazine September 2015 issue.

Educational Objectives

After reading this activity healthcare professionals should be better able to:
  • Consider the implications of the draft NICE guideline on care of the dying adult
  • Activity author

    Professor Keri Thomas
    National clinical lead for the Gold Standards Framework Centre in end-of-life care
    United Kingdom

    Activity author

    Dr Trisha Macnair
    Specialty doctor in medicine for the elderly
    Surrey Community Health
    United Kingdom

    INSTRUCTIONS

    This is a learning activity provided by MIMS Learning, featuring learning material and a test. Completing the test enables you to claim 0.25 learning credits (0.25 hours learning). This credit award is recommended by MIMS Learning based on completing the activity and reflecting on what you have learned. If you spend less time on the activity we recommend claiming fewer credits.

    Please proceed with the activity until you have successfully answered all the test questions and completed your evaluation. You will then receive your MIMS Learning CPD certificate, which will be added to your CPD organiser for access at any time. This activity is offered at no cost.

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