This training resource, ‘I just want to go home – Cultural and social considerations, chronic disease and end-of-life issues’, uses a problem-based learning scenario to highlight issues around end-of-life care and their implications for interprofessional collaborative practice.
To use this resource, you will need to read the Facilitators’ Guide and view the simulation-based video (please see the instructions provided below).
After completing the resource, please click the red ‘Survey’ button on the right to provide your feedback.
Mr Barry is a 55 year old Aboriginal man from the Pilbara, admitted to hospital with end-stage renal failure and requiring specialist care. Due to distance, he has no family present and he is unhappy, disengaged and confused. Mr Barry and the health care team also have conflicting opinions regarding his long-term medical management. The hospital’s Aboriginal Liaison Officer is working with Mr Barry and the team to help them understand each other and help Mr Barry receive optimal care.
This resource consists of two components: a simulation-based video, and an accompanying Facilitators’ Guide. To complete this resource, you will need to read the Guide and view relevant scenes from the video when directed. At relevant points you will be asked to reflect on the content covered and answer related questions.
Specifically, the resource requires that you:
To read the Guide, please click on the link located in the right corner of this page. To view the video please click the play icon on the video file embedded above.
The key interprofessional learning message addressed in this resource is: End-of-life care.
Learning outcomes will be addressed through the consideration and discussion of content provided on interprofessional practice generally and, more specifically, on end-of-life care.
After completing the resource please take a few minutes (five minutes on average) to complete the survey. Simply click on the red ‘Complete Survey’ button located in the right hand corner of the page. Your feedback is important and will make an invaluable contribution to the development of future IPL training resources.
This material was collaboratively developed by Edith Cowan University and the Western Australian Clinical Training Network, Department of Health.
Copyright to this material belongs to the Australian Government and Western Australia Department of Health. Apart from any fair dealing for personal, academic, research or non-commercial use, no part may be reproduced without written permission from the Western Australian Clinical Training Network, Department of Health. Educators are welcome to include these resources in teaching and learning materials, provided they are appropriately acknowledged as follows.
This material belongs to the Australian Government and Western Australia Department of Health, under the provisions of the Copyright Act 1968 (Commonwealth of Australia).
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Edith Cowan University (Perth), Western Australian Department of Health and The Australian Government (2013). Interprofessional Learning (IPL) Through Simulation Project. I just want to go home — Cultural and social considerations, chronic disease and end-of-life issues. Retrieved <insert date [e.g. 30 June, 2013]>, from http://www.ecu.edu.au/community/health-advancement/interprofessional-learning-resources/resources/i-just-want-to-go-home.
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