(Nurs-Soc) End-of-Life Care

(Nurs-Soc) End-of-Life Care
End-of-life (EOL) care from spiritual, physical, and psychosocial perspectives. Comparisons from various cultural/ethnic backgrounds. Complexities of EOL care including impact on families, health care system, and society. Personal perspectives about death, dying, and bereavement.
 Hours3.0 Credit, 3.0 Lecture, 0.0 Lab
 TaughtFall, Winter
 ProgramsContaining NURS 333
Course Outcomes

Attitudes Toward Death

Identify societal attitudes toward death

Guiding Prinicples Of Care

Outline guiding principles of end-of-life care

Palliative Care and Hospice Care

Compare and contrast palliative care versus hospice including historical factors.

Models of Care for the Dying

Distinguish between the medical model & patient-centered approach to dying

End of Life Preferences for Care

Summarize discrepancies in patient and provider end-of-life preferences

Personal Perspectives

Compose personal attitudes toward death and dying