NRSG 3440 Palliative Care Nursing (3 credits)
This course examines nursing care needs common to individuals and families receiving palliative and end-of-life care. Emphasizes nursing practice representing a holistic, interdisciplinary, client-centered approach aimed to ameliorate suffering and support serious illness, dying, and a peaceful death. Addresses symptom-control and quality of life issues for patients with life-threatening illness who are not yet experiencing end-of-life issues. Health care resources and issues related to the provision of palliative care are addressed. Prerequisite(s): Admitted to the major.
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