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92336 Introduction to Specialty Practice: Palliative Care

6cp; 6hrs x 4 days (workshops/field trips); 80hrs (clinical)
Requisite(s): (92322 Medical Surgical Nursing AND 92014 Role Transition and Professional Identity) OR (92322 Medical Surgical Nursing AND 92014 Role Transition and Professional Identity) OR (92314 Assessment and Therapeutics in Health Care 2 AND 92315 Nursing Care of the Older Person)
There are course requisites for this subject. See access conditions.

Undergraduate

Description

This subject focuses on developing core skills and knowledge in palliative care which includes: symptom assessment and management (physical and psychosocial), optimising care across interdisciplinary healthcare teams, clinical decision making, cultural and spiritual care, communication competencies, and bereavement.

Through exploring the goals and principles that underpin the palliative care philosophy which affirms life and offers support for quality of life up to and including death, students are able to strengthen and refine their nursing knowledge and skills in the provision of care to this group of individuals and families.

Typical availability

Spring session, City campus


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Access conditions

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