Palliative Care II: Pain and Suffering in the Seriously Ill Pediatric Patient
bc continuing education
This course will provide an intensive focus on comprehensive, age-appropriate pain and symptom assessment and management with the goal of improving quality of life for children with life-threatening illnesses and their families. Established pediatric palliative care standards will be utilized to evaluate the outcomes of such care. Management of pain and other symptoms common in children with life-threatening illness as well as barriers to effective symptom relief are discussed in depth. Pharmacological and non-pharmacological care strategies to improve quality of life, relieve symptoms, and alleviate suffering are discussed within the context of child development and focus on the role of the advanced practice nurse within the interdisciplinary team.
|09/10/12 - 12/10/12
||Monday 1:00 - 4:00
This course also offered for credit toward Connell School of Nursing graduate programs. Contact the Office of Graduate Programs at 617-552-4928 for more information.
A full refund (less $50 administrative costs) will be provided if your request is received in writing four weeks prior to the start of the course. No refunds can be made thereafter. No shows will receive neither a refund nor transfer credit.