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NPA 621. Advanced Palliative Care Nursing I. 3 Hours.

The purpose of this course is to provide a theoretical and practical foundation for students to diagnose and manage the health needs of the patient and family in the delivery of palliative care across the life span. The focus of the course is on interdisciplinary, holistic palliative care management strategies. The emphasis of the course is on critical thinking, research, ethics, cultural competence, disease management, complication prevention and healthcare delivery as they apply to chronic disease management and quality of life for the palliative care patient and family.
Prerequisites: (NUR 614 [Min Grade: B] or NUR 614 [Min Grade: B] or NUR 614L [Min Grade: B] or NUR 614L [Min Grade: B])