NURS 6744 Advanced Concepts in Palliative Care
Credit hours: 3 per Semester
Cluster: Chronic and Disabling Conditions and Palliative Care, Chronic and Disabling Conditions and Palliative Care,Diverse and Vulnerable Populations,Gerontology
Course Level: Masters Advanced
Course Type: Masters
Course Open to: all
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 theory and practice in palliative care nursing including: use of an evidence-based approach; current palliative care models and practice; multidimensional assessment and care plan development; advanced communication skills; responses to loss and grief; ethical decision-making; and palliative care in diverse settings and populations.
Method of Instruction: Asynchronous in Canvas.
Delivery Platform: Canvas
Campus visits required: No
Course Contact: Joseph Carfagnini
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:
Credits: 3 / Semester
Start Date: 06-03-19
End Date: 08-09-19