Always have your student I.D card in case you may be asked to identify yourself; especially withinhospital setting. Visits should never be conducted alone; no matter if it is scheduled at the hospitalor at the patient and his/her family member’s home, always attend with your partners. This is forboth your own and the patient and his/her family’s security.The physical conditioning of the patient may fluctuate throughout the duration of this course.Patients receiving EOL care often experience multiple physical symptoms such fatigue and pain.Under special arrangements, the home care nurse team may arrange outreach home visits toprovide medical and supportive care to patients who are too weak to attend medical care in thehospital.If your patient is receiving home care visits, you may seek permission from the patient and/orhis/her family member to be present during the home care visit. If permission is granted, you mustinform your tutor, Ms Cecilia Tam and Mr Alex Kwan.3.3 Follow-up visitsFollow-up visits do not necessarily need to be face-to-face contact, nor does it necessary need tobe conductedAFTERthe first visit. You can send mobile text messages or schedule telephoneinterviews with the patient and his/her family member.Each subgroup is highly encouraged to keep in regular contact with the patient and his/ herfamily member(every other three weeks)after recruitment.4. Dress codeYou are reminded to uphold the highest standards of ethical behavior and appropriateness duringthe recruitment and visits. You are required to dress in a professional manner at all times.Informal attire should be refrained (i.e. t-shirt, flip flops, sandals, shorts, tank tops, mini-skirts,baseball caps etc). YouMUSTwear your white coat during the recruitment.Please refer to theSenior Clerkship Block C Handbook Point 1.5 "Code of Conduct" forfurther information.It is important to assess and evaluate the patient and his/ her family member’sphysical and psychological conditionings during each visit in order to determine a)the duration and b) the appropriate topics for discussion.In addition to the three mandatory face-to face visits, each subgroup will need to arrangeatleast one face-to-face visit with the patient before each tutorial.