Counselling Skills in Oncology

Code: OLRN1234

Course description

This course is designed to enable the student to develop the knowledge and skills required to establish and maintain a helping relationship with oncology and palliative care patients and their families throughout the trajectory of the cancer experience. Topics to be explored include factors affecting coping and helping relationship effective communication and interviewing skills, crisis management, psychosocial issues in Cancer/Palliative care and burnout and ethical issues.

Course details

Hours: 30
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: None
Corequisites: None
Not all courses are offered each term. Winter 2019 registration opens November 5, 2018. Spring 2019 registration opens February 4, 2019.