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Palliative Medicine Content of Vocational Training for General Practice

Author: The Royal College of General Practitioners; Association for Palliative Medicine;Styles, Bill

Publication Year: 1993


Remit of the working party
Place of training
Training objectives
Educational context and methods
Needs of learners
Teaching resources
Local policy
Approval of post/ joint hospital visits
Training objectives: core curriculum
Physical aspects of care
Psychological aspects of care
Cultural influences
Ethical issues
Practical issues
Training opportunities for palliative care in hospital posts commonly approved for training in general practice
Accident and emergency
Obstetrics and gynaecology
Medicine/ geriatric medicine
General surgery
Hospice posts
Higher professional training of established principles in general practice
Attributes of the independent practitioner
Teaching resources
National resources
Useful agencies

Format Print
Keywords vocational education, general practice, palliative care
Publisher The Royal College of General Practitioners/ Association for Palliative Medicine
Classification vocational education
Edition First
ISBN 0-85084-174-7
Pages 16
Categories: Reports
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