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IMPROVING END-OF-LIFE CARE: A RESOURCE GUIDE FOR PHYSICIAN EDUCATION - $69.00 - 4th EDITION

Copyright 2007

This book contains education resource material for five common end-of-life symptoms: pain, nausea, delirium, dyspnea and constipation, along with five end-of-life communication skills: giving bad news, conducting a family conference, discussing treatment withdrawal/DNR orders, discussing a hospice referral and conducting a spiritual assessment. This book is designed for use as an educational resource when supervising medical students or post-graduate physician trainees and can be easily adapted for nursing education. Each symptom control or communication chapter contains:

  • learning objectives
  • a pre-test / post-test
  • a brief content outline summarizing pertinent assessment / treatment information
  • a case study suitable for a small group discussion and / or role-playing exercise

 

COMMUNICATION TEACHING MODULES FOR THE END-OF-LIFE EDUCATOR - $99.00 
CD and pocket cards - e-mail for information: rhackbar@mcw.edu

This collection of teaching modules is designed for use as an educational resource when supervising medical students or post-graduate physician trainees and can be easily adapted for nursing education. Separate teaching modules have been designed for the following topics: breaking bad news, conducting a family conference, setting treatment goals, discussing DNR orders, discussing a hospice referral, and conducting a spiritual assessment.

Each module contains the following:

  • Learning objectives
  • A detailed teaching plan-minute by minute
  • Handouts for learners
  • Slides-provided on diskette (PowerPoint 97), can also be made into overhead transparencies
  • Role-playing exercises (if applicable)
  • Learner evaluation tools

 

Developing the Primary Care Physician's Skills in Caring for the Seriously Ill and Dying Patients - $25.00

Copyright 2007

The teaching videotape has been converted to a CD-ROM for more convenient viewing and use during presentations. The CD-ROM provides examples of discussions done poorly and discussions done well.  The Family Goal Setting Conference laminated card: Convenient, laminated card outlines 10 key points to assist in conducting a family goal setting conference. 

The teaching video CD and Family Goal Setting Conference laminated pocket card only are also available for $25, including shipping/handling.

 

 For more information: Contact Rose Hackbarth 414-805-4607 or E-Mail: rhackbar@mcw.edu

 



 

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