Key learning points

What we want you to know!

These are the key learning points for the course Ethics and Decision Making in Children’s Palliative Care. On completion of the course and on passing all the quizzes within the course, it is expected that you will be able to:

  • Define morals and ethics.

  • Understand children’s rights.

  • Describe the importance of medical ethics in children’s palliative care.

  • Recognise an ethical dilemma.

  • Understand why it is important to manage an ethical dilemma well.

  • Know who should be involved in decision making for children in palliative care.

  • Use an ethical framework to address an ethical dilemma.

  • Make an ethical plan.