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Initiating Conversations about End of Life Care: COPD

Initiating Conversations about End of Life Care: COPD

Initiating Conversations about End of Life Care: COPD

Kate Neden, John Neden
Kate Neden, John Neden
on behalf of Health Education England

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Launch date: 20 Aug 2018
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Last updated: 23 Aug 2018

Reference: 191949

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Description

This session looks at the key features of end-stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), how to recognise where the patient is on the disease trajectory, and how to assess the impact of the disease on the patient and his or her family.

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

Objectives

By the end of this session you will be able to:
Describe the disease trajectory in end-stage COPD
Identify the transition points where discussions about end of life care in COPD are best undertaken
Give examples of how the transition in the focus of care might be discussed with the patient and family
Recognise how the emotional and physical consequences of end-stage COPD influence communication with patients and families
Kate Neden, John Neden

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Kate Neden, John Neden
on behalf of Health Education England

Dr Kate Neden qualified as a doctor from Cambridge and Oxford Universities in 1984, and undertook Vocational GP training in the Bath area. She joined the East Cliff Medical Practice in Ramsgate in 1990. In 2004, she gained an MSc in Palliative Medicine from Cardiff University.

Kate’s long-standing interest in palliative care developed whilst she worked at Pilgrims Hospice, Thanet and has continued in her role as a part time Macmillan GP Facilitator for Thanet CCG. As part of this latter role she has been involved in initiatives in community palliative care including the CCG locally enhanced service for End of Life Care. Within the practice, Kate was awarded an RCGP Enterprise award for Innovative Care in 2003 for practice systems in palliative care.

She has been a GP trainer for 15 years and is a member of the MRCGP panel of examiners.


Dr John Neden qualified as a doctor from Cambridge University and King’s College, London in 1984, and undertook vocational training in the West Country. He joined East Cliff Medical Practice in Ramsgate in 1990. In 2004, he gained an MSc in Palliative Medicine from Cardiff University.

John has an interest in palliative care which began during his GP training in Southampton and has continued via a clinical assistant post at Pilgrims Hospice, Thanet. He is a part-time Macmillan GP facilitator for Thanet CCG. This role has included multiprofessional educational initiatives and more recently he has been involved in developing the East Kent End of Life Care strategy.

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

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