NURS 2800

Chronic and Palliative Care

Prereq: NURS 2700, or NURS 2720, (C or higher) and NURS 2750, (C or higher)
Co-req: NURS 2850

This course focuses on the nursing care of clients experiencing chronic illness and/or end of life. Emphasis is placed on understanding the "lived experience" of clients and families. Ethical issues related to advocacy, self-determination, and autonomy are explored. Evidence-based practice is used to support appropriate focused assessments and management of care of clients experiencing concurrent illnesses/co-morbidities.

Credits: 7
Semesters: Fall, Spring

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