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Continuing Education Program

Palliative Care II: Pain and Suffering in the Seriously Ill

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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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8/31 - 12/07/15
Monday 1:00 - 3:50
$ 1,495

contact hours for this course: 36.0






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.

Cancellation Policy

Requests to transfer payments to another course, and cancellations, are only accepted in writing (or by e-mail to four weeks prior to the start of the course.

Refund Policy

A refund (less $70 administrative costs) is provided only if a cancellation is requested in writing (or by e-mail to four weeks prior to the start of the course. No refunds will be made for cancellations requested after that date or for no-shows.

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