TITLE

End-of-life education important for doctors

PUB. DATE
August 2009
SOURCE
Hospice Management Advisor;Aug2009, Vol. 14 Issue 8, p95
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article reports on the result of the research which assessed the importance of end-of-life education for doctors in the U.S. The researchers recommend that the evaluation of medical residents' perception concerning their competencies in providing palliative care can be used in developing an effective educational program. The study also found that of the 185 internal medicine residents participated in the survey, 81.7% agreed that learning from dying patients was meaningful.
ACCESSION #
43945577

 

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