HNSC 7186X Principles in the Care of the Terminally Ill
(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as H&NTR 784.5.
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45 hours; 3 credits
Needs of the dying patient and family. Clinical approaches to care of terminally ill patients and their families. Role of the hospice as an alternative-care setting. Techniques of pain management and palliative care. The role of the health care professional and related personnel in providing care.