Psychological and Social Implications of Palliative Care

Code: PALL1020

Course description

Students will develop the basic knowledge and skills required to understand psychological and social implications in oncology and palliative care patients and their families throughout the trajectory of the cancer experience. Explore the theories of death and dying in relation to various life stages and cultural implications. You will learn how to provide empathetic and sensitive care to client, family and significant others. Topics to be explored include historical views on cancer, coping, factors affecting coping and helping relationship, sexuality and oncology, crisis management, psychosocial issues in Cancer/Palliative care and burnout and ethical issues.

Course details

Hours: 30
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: PALL1060
Corequisites: None

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Start Date
Day/Time
Delivery
Campus
Cost
Availability
Start Date: Sep. 10, 2019
Day/Time:
Delivery: Fully Online – OntarioLearn
Campus: Doon (Kitchener)
Cost: $304.80
 
End date: Dec. 17, 2019
Hours: 30
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: PALL1060
Corequisites: None
Equivalent to: None

Please note: This course is offered through OntarioLearn. To review important information such as textbook, exam and grade information, visit the OntarioLearn Information web page.

Registration dates

ed2go fall course registration opens August 19, 2019

Winter 2020 registration opens November 4, 2019. Spring 2020 registration opens February 3, 2020.