Introduction to Hospice Palliative Care- offered by de Souza Institute
On-line, with weekly progress and forum work
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This course will explore definitions, concepts, evidence-informed best practices, and principles of hospice palliative care provision in Canada today. This course will cover eight sections for teaching and integrating the essential principles for hospice palliative care into practice.
Christine A. Tanner’s (2006) model for clinical judgment and the Canadian Hospice Palliative Care Association of Canada’s (CHPCA) A Model to Guide Hospice Care: Based on National Principles and Norms of Practice (2002, rev 2013) will provide the frameworks to guide course participants when assessing and addressing the following eight domains of issues related to hospice palliative care:
- Disease Management
- Physical domains of issues
- Psychological domains of issues
- Social domains of issues
- Spiritual domains of issues
- Practical domains of issues
- End of life care
- Management of loss and grief
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