Pain and Symptom Management in the Context of Life-Limiting Illness

Code: PSW1580

Course description

This course will emphasize the importance of initiating and maintaining holistic care measures to promote comfort of the dying person, including mouth care, bathing, personalized meal planning, repositioning, use of mobility aids and creating/maintaining a comfortable environment. Anticipating and managing potential complications using non-pharmacological interventions will be explored.

Course details

Hours: 21
Credits: 2
Prerequisites: PSW1575
Corequisites: None

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Registration dates

Winter 2021 registration opens November 2, 2020. Spring 2021 registration opens February 1, 2021.