Feb 15, 2019  
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin 
2017-2018 Undergraduate Bulletin

CHHS 46510 - Palliative And End Of Life Care

This course prepares interdisciplinary health caregivers to understand the delivery of hospice and palliative care across diverse settings, through specialized programs and varying levels of care. Students will examine ethical issues and principles, dilemmas and the concept of patient advocacy as it applies to hospice and palliative care. The course will outline the role of the interdisciplinary team in providing quality end of life care with focus on hospice and palliative care philosophy. Basic principles of palliative care will be presented within a quality of life framework. Physical, psychosocial, and spiritual aspects of the dying process will be explored.

Cr. 1.
Session Indicators
Typically offered fall, spring and summer.
Department permission required.