Elizabeth is a 68-year-old who has been diagnosed with Stage 4 colon cancer with new metastases to the liver and lung. The patient has completed rounds of treatment and surgical intervention. She was discharged from the hospital 2 days ago following a diversionary colostomy. She is continuing outpatient palliative care.
They present to the community clinic with their support person for post-operative follow-up. While she was in hospital, she discussed treatment options with the medical oncology team.
This virtual simulation involves a discussion between the NP and the patient who is requesting information regarding Medical Assistance in Dying (MAiD).
Suggested target audience:
Nurse practitioner students, nursing students in chronic care or palliative care courses.