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Education in Palliative Care: Building a Culture of Learning

Bee Wee and Nic Hughes


Despite the fact that most palliative care educators are involved in teaching, there is little literature devoted to education specifically within palliative care. This book bridges that gap, giving a wide-ranging, global view of palliative care education. It offers theoretical and practical insights, along with specific suggestions for developing knowledge and skills for teaching. It also contains extensive accounts of important contextual matters which influence the range and quality of palliative care education, including: interprofessional learning; continuing professional development; eva ... More

Keywords: palliative care education, interprofessional learning, professional development, evaluation, educational leadership, international

Bibliographic Information

Print publication date: 2007 Print ISBN-13: 9780198569855
Published to Oxford Scholarship Online: November 2011 DOI:10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198569855.001.0001


Affiliations are at time of print publication.

Bee Wee, editor
Consultant and Senior Clinical Lecturer in Palliative Medicine, Sir Michael Sobell House and Nuffield Department of Medicine; Associate Director of Clinical Studies and Fellow of Harris Manchester College, Oxford University, UK
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Nic Hughes, editor
Lecturer in Nursing and Macmillan Research Fellow, School of Health Care, University of Leeds, UK
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Part I The Current State of Palliative Care Education

Section One: In the United Kingdom

Chapter 2 Medical Education

Mary Miller, and Bee Wee

Chapter 3 Nurse Education

Lorraine Dixon

Chapter 5 Africa

Liz Gwyther

Chapter 6 Asia Pacific

Cynthia Goh, and Rosalie Shaw

Chapter 7 Australia and New Zealand

Odette Spruyt, Rod MacLeod, and Peter Hudson

Chapter 8 Europe

Marilène Filbet, and Philip Larkin

Chapter 9 India

Suresh Kumar

Chapter 10 North America

Frank D. Ferris, and Charles F. Von Gunten

Chapter 11 South America

Gustavo de Simone

Part II Learning, Teaching and Assessment

Chapter 14 Work-Based Learning

Margaret Colquhoun, and Kathy Munro

Chapter 17 Experiential Workshops

Marilyn Relf, and Bob Heath

Chapter 19 Distance Learning

Stephen Jones, and Ilora Finlay

Chapter 20 Assessment

Bee Wee, and Karen Forbes

Chapter 21 Evaluation

Heather Campbell

Part III Building a Culture of Learning in Palliative Care

Chapter 22 Interprofessional Education

Rod Macleod, and Tony Egan

Chapter 23 Developing a Community of Teachers

Ruthmarijke Smeding, Bee Wee, and John Ellershaw

Chapter 24 Continuing Professional Development

Suzanne Henwood, and Michelle Mcgannan