Sponsored by: Kyowa Kirin
This module assesses your knowledge and understanding of the management of the effects of palliative treatment. On successful completion of all 13 questions, you'll receive a one hour CPD Certificate. Sponsored by Kyowa Kirin.
“Palliative care is an approach that improves the quality of life of patients and their families facing the problems associated with life-threatening illness … and treatment of pain and other problems, physical, psychosocial and spiritual.” - WHO, 2008.
Consequently when patients are undergoing treatment during the palliative phase of their illness they can be prone to complications. These may be related to:
It's important to recognise common complications and know the symptoms, investigations and management, particularly as some of the complications can be life threatening and may be reversible if diagnosed and treated early.
This module, which consists of 13 assessment questions, is designed to test your knowledge and management of common complications of palliative treatment, including the following malignant diseases:
Once you complete the resource - and achieve the minimum pass rate of 60% - you'll be awarded with a downloadable one hour CPD Certificate, which you can print or upload to your CPD Portfolio.
Available all year round with 24/7 online access and unlimited resists, you'll be able to learn around your busy schedule and get to grips with your CPD modules whenever and wherever you’d like - all you need is an internet connection!
Our CPD modules are written and edited by medical experts within their specialist fields, who have pedigrees in postgraduate education. Questions are reviewed on a regular basis to ensure that they remain relevant and up-to-date with new guidelines.
As a healthcare professional it's important for you to continuously expand on your clinical knowledge, skills and abilities. Our CPD modules will help you achieve this by providing you with a full explanation of answers, further reading, and the option to reflect using our online notes system.