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Discussing 'Do Not Attempt CPR' Decisions

Discussing 'Do Not Attempt CPR' Decisions

Discussing 'Do Not Attempt CPR' Decisions

Jackie Fisher
Jackie Fisher
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 08 Mar 2018
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Last updated: 01 Apr 2020

Reference: 187141

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This session explores the evidence and perceptions about attempts at cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR). It suggests effective ways of facilitating discussions with patients and their families about decisions related to attempting CPR. This session was reviewed by Andrew Thorns and Christina Faull and last updated in July 2015.


By the end of this session you will be able to:

Identify why discussions on end of life care create a challenge for professionals
Evaluate the evidence for CPR success in patients approaching the end of life
Outline the perceptions of patients, the general public and professionals on the success of CPR
Identify accepted decision making pathways incorporating professional guidance and the legal position
Apply the necessary skills to effectively and sensitively communicate CPR decisions
Describe how to respond to challenging questions and scenarios regarding CPR decision making
Assess your confidence in discussing end of life issues with patients
Jackie Fisher

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Jackie Fisher
on behalf of Health Education England

Jackie Fisher is a consultant in palliative care. Jackie works at the Wisdom Hospice and Medway Maritime Hospital. She has worked with Macmillan on issues around resuscitation decisions and been involved in developing local resuscitation policies. She is an honorary tutor at the University of Kent.

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  • Health Education England
  • 0.50 Units -
    Exam Pass Rate: 60

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