Geriatric palliative care

a person holding and older persons handA simulation training day focussing on palliative care, designed for final year Elderly Medicine registrar trainees. 4 scenarios are designed specifically based on common and challenging end of life issues senior elderly care doctors face in clinical practice.

Our high fidelity simulation suite is set up to represent in patient and nursing home settings, with professional simulated patients playing the parts of patients' relatives.

´╗┐Trainees are debriefed using video feedback and there are group discussions following each scenario focussing on communications skills and ethical implications.

For further information please contact Lorna Lees:

Email: lorna.lees@lthtr.nhs.uk

Telephone: 01772 524850