NUR 4050 End Of Life Care Course

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NUR 4050 End Of Life Care Course
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Professor(s)
Department
Nursing
Course Code
NUR 4050
Semester / Year
Fall 2018
Course Description

This course explores the nurses’ involvement in family centered end-of-life care. How a healthcare team approach can address the myriad needs facing individuals and their families at this time of life are discussed. Principles of hospice and palliative care are used as a guide for this curriculum. Factors involved in expert nursing care, which have the potential to greatly reduce the burden and distress of those facing life’s end and the ability to offer support for the physical, psychological, social, and spiritual needs of clients and their families are presented.