28 May 2024 09:00 - 16:00 Queen Margaret University Hospital, Dunfermline Free
An interactive workshop for medical trainees, senior doctors and other health professionals (Band 6+), which supports Clinicians to talk about Future Care Planning informed by an understanding of “what matters” to individuals and their families.
Participants will work in a small peer group and address communication challenges drawn from their own clinical practice and educational roles. Particular focus will be on initiating conversations about deteriorating health, people’s priorities and plans for future care such as hospital treatments options, further admissions, clinically assisted nutrition or hydration and CPR
This workshop is open to NHS Fife staff only
We look at effective ways to help people think and plan ahead. Clinicians need to be able to talk about emergency treatment and care planning (e.g. Treatment Escalation Plans and ReSPECT), goals of care, and planning for care around dying, including DNACPR discussions.
The RED-MAP framework supports these conversations.
In this advanced clinical communication workshop participants will:
Queen Margaret University Hospital, Dunfermline
Date: 28 May 2024
Time: 09:00 - 16:00
Dr Jo Bowden is a consultant in palliative medicine in NHS Fife and also works part-time in palliative care research. She has a Masters in Clinical Education. She first attended EC4H as a participant in 2008 and taught clinical communication to undergraduates and junior doctors during her specialty training. She completed her EC4H tutor training in 2017 and she is delighted to support the delivery of EC4H in Fife.
Dr Stephen Fenning is a Consultant in Palliative Medicine in NHS Fife. He contributes regularly to undergraduate and postgraduate teaching in Palliative Medicine and has facilitated EC4H workshops since completing his EC4H Advanced Communication Tutor Training in 2017.