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Palliative Care

Educational resources for renal medicine

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Palliative Care


Living with Death and Dying - this interactive module explores beliefs about death and concept of a good death. Level- introductory/ basic. Time- 4hrs

Postponement and Promise- This unit asks the reader to consider the experience of grief and bereavement and in particular the extent to which grieving people need professional help. Level- basic to interemdiat. Time- 1 hr.

The medicalised context of bereavement- This unit helps you to explore the extent to which death and dying in western societies are medical events and what aspects of death and dying might be neglected as a consequence. Level- basic to intermediate. Time- 4hrs

‘The medicalised context of bereavement’



E-learning for Health

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End of Life Care for all- is an e-learning project, commissioned by the Department of Health and delivered by e-Learning for Healthcare (e-LfH) in partnership with the Association for Palliative Medicine of Great Britain and Ireland to support the implementation of the Department of Health’s national End of Life Care Strategy (July 2008)

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Page last modified 13.07.2010, 10:48 by Debbie Wake. edrep and edren are produced by the Renal Unit at the Royal Infirmary of Edinburgh and Univ. Edinburgh. CAUTIONS and Contact us. Note that the information published here is primarily intended for education, not for clinical care.