Module 1: Limitation of Medical Treatment

Scenario 1 Learning Module Questions

All communication regarding end-of-life care should be responsive to and recognise the values and preferences of each individual involved in the discussion. This may include patients, families, carers and substitute decision-makers. The clinician(s) conducting conversations about end-of-life, death and dying must be compassionate and sensitive, with appropriate knowledge, experience and skill (ACSQHC, 2015).

Read pages 10-13 of the national consensus statement essential elements for safe high quality end of life care.