Academic Calendar - 2019

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2019
King's

Thanatology 2230A/B

PRINCIPLES OF PALLIATIVE CARE


Interdisciplinary overview of palliative care philosophy and its implementation. Topics include response to terminal/chronic illness, distinction between palliative care and traditional medical models, pain and symptom control, the team approach, site of care, communication issues, and psychological and spiritual needs of dying patients and their families.

Extra Information: 3 lecture hours.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY A i  
Subject Code: THANAT

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