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This ½ day, relaxed interactive workshop aims to give you the opportunity to, in relation to these conversations:

  • Highlight what elements feel particularly challenging & why
  • Gain some Top Tips on communication approaches that can help you engage more confidently & effectively.

Target Audience

This workshop is suitable for medical/other senior trained staff who have significant conversations with patients and relatives in relation to CPR/DNACPR decisions.

Date and Duration


17 November 2020


Half day workshop 09:00 - 12:30


Context Includes:

  • When a clinical DNACPR decision has been made in the context of irreversible dying (i.e. due to the complexities or advanced stage of a patient’s illness/frailty)
  • Initiating conversations to explore/identify patient preference (in relation to CPR), with those known to be at risk of their heart stopping, but where the outcome (burdens/benefits) of CPR for them is uncertain
  • With distressed relatives, i.e. demanding withdrawal of/refusal to accept an appropriate clinical DNACPR decision

Certificate of attendence



The Clinical Education Department


The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust
Clatterbridge Road
Bebington, Wirral, Merseyside CH63 4JY
United Kingdom

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