HNSC 3186 Principles of Caring for the Terminally Ill

3 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.

Prerequisite or corequisite: HNSC 3314

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