Aug 08, 2020  
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2019-2020 Undergraduate Catalog

NU 3650/3651 - End of Life Transitions


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This course is designed to introduce students to palliative care and end of life transitions. The unique role of the nurse will be explored. Communication skills with the patient, family and interdisciplinary team will be identified. Evidence-based pain and symptom management along with pharmacological interventions will be reviewed. Loss, grief and bereavement will be discussed. Students will develop an awareness of their own perspective on grief and loss and identify healthy coping strategies.