The goal of this program is to update and enhance knowledge about end-of-life care in patients and its application in any setting. After you study the information presented here, you will be able to —
- Describe physical and psychosocial issues associated with dying patients.
- Identify two cultural variations to dealing with dying patients.
- Describe two healthcare interventions for grieving families.
Educational Gap: Physician is unable able to identify and and handle end of life issues.
This course was reviewed and approved by Scott H. Plantz, MD, FAAEM, representing the University of Louisville School of Medicine Continuing Health Sciences Education.