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NURS 6745 Complex Symptoms Management
Credit hours: 3 per Semester
Cluster: Chronic and Disabling Conditions and Palliative Care, Chronic and Disabling Conditions and Palliative Care,Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP),Gerontology,Nursing Knowledge Development: Theory, Philosophy and Science
http://www.ucdenver.edu/anschutz/studentresources/Registrar/CourseListings/Pages/default.aspx

 

Course Level: Masters Advanced

Course Type: DNP

IPE: No

Course Open to: Both Phd and DNP students

Institution:University of Colorado

Pre-requisites: Intended Audience: • Graduate students (Master’s, Post-Master’s, Doctoral) • Advanced practice nurses (CNS, NP) • BS nurses who practice in palliative care or hospice

Course Description: An advanced course focusing on complex symptom management in palliative nursing including: use of advanced practice assessment and intervention skills; advanced symptom management (pain, dyspnea, fatigue, acute confusional states, anxiety, depression, complex GI symptoms, sleep issues, issues in hydration and nutrition, nausea, vomiting, palliative sedation and corresponding ethical issues; pharmacological/non-pharmacological interventions; and case study resolution focusing on the integration of course content.

 

Method of Instruction: Asynchronous in Canvas.

Delivery Platform: Canvas

Campus visits required: None

Course Contact: Sarah Moak Hyman

email: con.extendedstudies@ucdenver.edu

 

Tuition: NEXus Common Price

 

Other considerations: Purpose of the Certificate Program • To provide advanced education for palliative care • To advance knowledge, practice, and research in palliative care • To promote change in the clinical climate towards palliative care • To introduce a caring science framework into the practice of palliative care • To reach nurses in both urban and rural settings in Colorado and beyond • To provide theory review for the Advanced Certified Hospice and Palliative Nurse (ACHPN) certification exam.

 

Available Seats by Semester for this course:

 

FALL 2018

Section: 5IN
Instructor:Paula Nelson-Marten
Seats:5
Credits: 3 / Semester

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FALL 2016

Section: 5IN
Instructor:TBA
Seats:5
Credits: 3 / Semester



FALL 2017

Section: 5IN
Instructor:TBA
Seats:5
Credits: 3 / Semester

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