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Identifying the Patient’s Goals and Priorities

Identifying the Patient’s Goals and Priorities

Identifying the Patient’s Goals and Priorities

Reine Corley
Reine Corley
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 17 Aug 2018
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Last updated: 22 Aug 2018

Reference: 191906

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In this session, you will look at different ways of identifying what a patient's goals and priorities are, as part of the assessment process.

This session was reviewed by Amy Proffitt and Christina Faull and last updated in December 2015.


By the end of this session you will be able to:
Describe the importance of assessing goals and priorities from a patient perspective
Describe the importance of understanding goals and priorities from family or informal carer perspectives, and from a professional caring team perspective
Identify ways of drawing out patient and family goals, and priorities of care
Use an appropriate approach to dealing with unrealistic goals and priorities of care
Reine Corley

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Reine Corley
on behalf of Health Education England

Following a biomedical sciences degree, Reine entered the nursing profession and realised palliative care was an exciting field in which to specialise. This led to a subsequent Masters in gynaecological cancers.

Reine’s experience includes palliative care roles across many care settings, hospices, hospital and community care. Presently working as Nurse Consultant for South Devon, Reine leads clinical care, leadership, evidence-based practice and education, and has promoted special interest in the palliative care agenda for those with non-malignant conditions and strategic development of end of life services to provide equity of care.

Reine is presently embarking on a professional doctorate in the field of palliative care and a new role as Nurse Director for the Three Counties Cancer Network. She is the National Hospice South West representative and is a content author for the e-LfH programme.

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

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