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Postgraduate Forum - Hospital Liason Committee for Jehovah's Witnesses

15th May 2024
1:00 - 2:00pm (BST)
15th May 2024
1:00 - 2:00pm (BST)
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Attendance certificate available
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Summary

This engaging Postgraduate Forum will focus on the important topic of liaising with Jehovah's Witnesses in a hospital setting. Medical professionals will be enlightened about their unique health care needs, beliefs pertaining to medical procedures such as blood transfusions, and effective communication strategies. This knowledge is fundamental in providing respectful, patient-centred care to Jehovah's Witness patients. Enrich your understanding and improve your healthcare practice by attending this insightful session.
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Learning objectives

1. Understand the basic beliefs and medical treatment considerations of Jehovah's Witnesses as it relates to their religious perspective. 2. Maintain a respectful dialogue with Jehovah's Witness patients pertaining to their healthcare choices in light of their religious views. 3. Demonstrate awareness of potential ethical and legal issues that can arise during the treatment of Jehovah's Witnesses in the hospital. 4. Identify and effectively navigate challenging medical scenarios involving Jehovah's Witnesses, such as blood transfusions or end-of-life decisions. 5. Create strategies for effective liaison between the healthcare team and Jehovah's Witness patients, their families, and religious representatives by establishing an open line of communication.
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15th May 2024
1:00 - 2:00pm (BST)
Not an online event
Attendance certificate available
This event has ended. Similar events
Free
IN PERSON