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Key questions on palliative care

Module summary
Consultant in palliative medicine Dr Dylan Harris answers questions from GP Dr Pam Brown on morphine versus oxycodone, palliative care for dementia and COPD, and anxiety in this patient population
Learning objectives

This module will guide you through the latest on palliative care, such as:

  • The use of anti-emetics in primary care
  • The risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) in palliative care settings
  • How to manage anxiety
  • The evidence for the use of complementary therapies
Author

Dr Dylan Harris is a consultant in palliative medicine at Cwm Taf University Health Board and Hospice of the Valleys

Dr Pam Brown is a GP in Swansea

Date module published
08/05/2015
Module due for review
08/05/2017
Suggested number of CPD credits
Completing this module will earn you a certificate for a suggested
1.5 CPD hours
By showing evidence of impact you could double that to
3 CPD hours
What other GPs said after completing this module
helpful and succinct.
Debasis Roychoudhury
10.04.2017.
very useful one.
concise module with needed information.
Kalyani Kannan
24.02.2017.
useful
Rosemarie Hart
23.02.2017.
VERY GOOD
John Oldring
18.01.2017.
Excellent, very clear.
Nicola Eley
15.01.2017.