Learning Outcomes – at the end of the session GPs will be able to:
- Describe specific approaches to the use of radiation therapy for palliative care in patients with cancer.
- Anticipate potential future problems and side effects for patients receiving radiation therapy to enhance patient safety.
- Illustrate good communication skills, including active listening, breaking bad news, dealing with difficult questions, discussing end of life issues.
- Interpret differing perceptions and expectations of disease and treatment amongst various family members.