NURSING 7133 - Palliative Nursing in Aged Care

North Terrace Campus - Semester 1 - 2014

This course focuses on the palliative care requirements of the elderly. Topics include principles of palliative care, non-specialist practice in the area of palliative care, ageing, dying and grieving, the ethics of dying, patient's and relative's needs, pain management, symptom control, alternative therapies, spiritual/religious and cultural issues.

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