The Legal Issues Relating to Care at the End of Life

The Legal Issues Relating to Care at the End of Life

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Course Overview

This course will cover the law relating to care provided to patients at the end of their life, and will explore some of the tensions faced by those receiving the care, their families and the clinicians providing the care. It will cover the decision-making process that should be followed, and what can be done if families feel that an inappropriate decision has been made.

The following topics will also be considered:

· Personal Autonomy

· Advance Statements

· Advance Decisions

· Lasting Powers of Attorney

· Liverpool Care Pathway

· The Doctrine of Double Effect

· Do Not Attempt Resuscitation Orders (current and previous position)

· Best Interests Test

· Withdrawing Treatment

· When Can Treatment be Withdrawn, or Withheld

What are the requirements?

  • Watch 1.5 hour recorded webinar

Learning Outcomes

  • Improved understanding of the issues surrounding care at the end of life

What is the target audience?

  • Clinical negligence practitioners

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About Instructor - Alison Joyce

Alison is a qualified solicitor with extensive experience in the fields of clinical negligence law, risk management and compliance. Alison has previously held two positions in the NHS; Claims Manager and Governance Leader, and now provides specialist advice on a consultancy basis to the healthcare sector and to law firms through her company A Joyce Compliance and Risk Ltd.

Course Curriculum

The Legal Issues Relating to Care at the End of Life

  • Webinar- The Legal Issues Relating to Care at the End of Life
    01:24:08
  • Slides- The Legal Issues Relating to Care at the End of Life
    23 Page

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  • £ 60