Palliative care professional education via video conference builds confidence to deliver palliative care in rural and remote locations

@inproceedings{Ray2014PalliativeCP,
  title={Palliative care professional education via video conference builds confidence to deliver palliative care in rural and remote locations},
  author={Robin Ray and Ofra Fried and Daniel B. Lindsay},
  booktitle={BMC health services research},
  year={2014}
}
BACKGROUND People living in rural and remote locations are disadvantaged in accessing palliative care. This can be attributed to several factors including the role diversity and the low numbers of patients with specific conditions, as well as the difficulties rural health practitioners have in accessing opportunities for professional education. A program of multidisciplinary palliative care video conferences was presented to health practitioners across part of northern Australia in an effort to… CONTINUE READING
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