Medicine & Health - Advance Care Planning

University College Cork


Course Name Medicine & Health - Advance Care Planning
Course Provider University College Cork
Course Code MH6016
Course Type Palliative Care and End of Life
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Location (Districts) Cork City
Course Content Module Objective: Development of knowledge, understanding and skills in Advance Care Planning and Advance Directives.

Module Content: Background to Advance Care Planning, ethical and legal issues, implementing an Advance Care Planning Programme.
Learning Outcomes On successful completion of this module, students should be able to:
Critically discuss the rationale for Advance Care Planning,
Delineate the steps involved in undertaking Advance Care Planning and completing an Advance Care Directive,
Critically evaluate the ethical and legal issues that arise in relation to Advance Care Planning,
Understand the process of systematically implementing Advance Care Planning models in Long Term Care settings.
Course Fee Costs: €400
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