This online Short Course covers the daunting issue of talking to a client about dying and their death. The course provides useful communication skills and information to start and engage in an end of life conversation. It is these conversations that many health care professionals find uncomfortable and often difficult to broach. As health professionals, we are often on the front line and these communication skills are vital for client centred care.
- Describe steps on how to commence an end of life conversation
- Identify the preparation requirements for an end of life discussion
- Ascertain effective communication skills for an end of life discussion.