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Continuing Education Program

Palliative Care I: Serious Illness, Disease Progression, and Quality of Life

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Join graduate students in the Connell School of Nursing for an intensive historical, sociopolitical, and cultural perspective of the personal, professional, societal, cultural, spiritual, and ethical/legal issues related to serious illness and the end of life. The philosophy, principles, and models of palliative care are analyzed as well as the role of the advanced practice nurse and others in a caring society. Students develop an understanding of the processes of illness, coping, facing death, and quality of life at various stages of the life cycle.

Continuing education students can participate in these classes but are not required to take exams or hand in written assignments.  They do not receive credit for the class but rather contact hours.  To take this course for credit, please contact CSON Graduate Programs at

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NS64001-D May 16 to June 27, 2017
Tuesdays and Thursdays 4:30 - 7:30 $1495
Contact hours for this course: 36


Requests for cancellations and refunds are accepted in only in writing (email: at least four weeks prior to the start of the course. A refund is provided (less a $75 administrative fee per course). No refunds will be made for cancellations requested within four weeks of the start date of the course or for no-shows.

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