End of Life Care and Issues

End of Life Care and Issues

This section dwells on a topic that is often considered difficult to talk about – end of life care and issues. Still, despite the discomfort, it is important to talk about these end of life care and issues. Often, this offers a last opportunity to resolve personal and inter-personal conflicts, house-keeping and wills, and advance medical directives.

We will cover these areas:

  1. Overview of End-Of-Life
    1. National Cancer Institute: End of Life Care
    2. British Medical Association: End of Life Issues
  2. Psychological Distress
  3. Treatment of Pain
  4. Cognitive Disorders
  5. Grief and Bereavement
  6. Religious and Spiritual Issues
  7. Family Caregiving Issues
  8. Teamwork
  9. Law and Ethics
  10. Advance Care Planning