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NURS 7885 Seminar in Cancer, Aging and End-of-Life Care Research
Credit hours: 1 per Semester
Cluster: Chronic and Disabling Conditions and Palliative Care,


Course Level: Doctoral

Course Type: PhD


Course Open to: PhD Students

Institution:University of Utah

Pre-requisites: Instructor Permission

Course Description: OVERVIEW OF CONTENT: The seminar course provides participants with the opportunity to discuss exemplars of current research in cancer, caregiving, and end-of-life care. Participants will discuss methodological, ethical, and practical issues involved in designing, implementing, and evaluating this type of research. OBJECTIVES: By the end of the semester, students should be able to – 1. Articulate current challenges and potential solutions to conducting research in cancer, caregiving and end-of-life care. 2. Analyze ethical implications of research relevant to investigations across the episode of care continuum and especially in vulnerable participants.


Method of Instruction: synchronous

Delivery Platform: Internet Video Conferencing

Campus visits required: No

Course Contact: Heather Clarkson



Tuition: current NEXus tuition rate


Other considerations: PhD students welcome!


Available Seats by Semester for this course:



Section: 02
Instructor: TBA
Seats: 2
Credits: 1 / Semester
Start Date: 01-06-20
End Date: 05-02-20


Section: 091
Instructor: Lee Ellington, PhD
Seats: 2
Credits: 1 / Semester
Start Date: 01-19-21
End Date: 05-05-21

This course meets using Internet Video Conferencing (or Zoom, depending on instructor preference). Please make sure you are available to attend class: Thursdays, 12:30PM-2:00PM in the mountain time zone.


Section: 091
Instructor: TBA
Seats: 2
Credits: 1 / Semester
Start Date: 01-10-22
End Date: 04-27-22

Funding to develop this project was provided in part by the U.S. Department of Education's Fund for the Improvement of Postsecondary Education
and the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation.
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