CPD modules

Palliative care for patients with non-malignant respiratory disease

  • RCN accredited
  • Peer reviewed
  • Certificate
  • Learning time: 01 hr
  • Last updated: 2016
  • Link to RCNi portfolio

This learning module focuses on delivering holistic palliative care for people with non-malignant respiratory disease. It also looks at how patients with this chronic life-limiting condition have a range of long-term biopsychosocial and spiritual needs. The module highlights the many factors that can hinder the provision of good palliative care and how to overcome them.

Disclaimer

Please note that information provided by RCNi Learning is not sufficient to ensure competence in the skill. Assessment of competence should take place in line with local practice. Practice should always align with local protocols and procedures, latest guidelines and any regulatory code. All modules should currently be viewed together with available national and local Covid-19 guidelines. For advice, go to www.rcn.org.uk/covid-19/rcn-position

Clare McVeigh, Lecturer in palliative care, Northern Ireland Hospice, Belfast, Northern Ireland.


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