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Introduction: Learning and Teaching Palliative Care

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This chapter sets out relevant learning theories which may be deemed useful. The ultimate goal of palliative care education is to ensure that patients with palliative care needs, and their families, receive high quality care so that those involved in their care know what to do and how to do it well and are able to exercise wise judgement when doing it. The ability to teach others about palliative care and to learn from them in return is therefore crucial. This chapter considers how learning a...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Experimental Medicine Division,
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
Publication date:
2011-11-17
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uuid:afc05fee-e364-42b9-b23d-8af7e6bed2f7
Source identifiers:
502782
Local pid:
pubs:502782
ISBN:
9780198569855

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