NU 641 Palliative Care II: Pain & Suffering in the Seriously Ill (Fall: 03)

Prerequisite: NU640
This course will provide an intensive focus on improving the quality of life, care, and dying of individuals and families experience life-threatening illness through nursing assessment and interventions to relieve pain and suffering. Established palliative care standards will be utilized to evaluate the outcomes of such care. Management of pain and barriers to effective pain relief are discussed in depth. Patient care strategies to improve quality of life, relieve pain, and alleviate suffering are discussed within the context of advanced practice nursing.
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