Palliative care provides important support for people living with serious or life-limiting illnesses and their family caregivers. In this course, you will learn to use symptom assessment tools to better understand which symptoms are present and which are most distressing. In subsequent weeks you will learn about some of the most common and distressing symptoms such as anorexia (loss of appetite), dyspnea (shortness of breath), fatigue (weakness), delirium(confusion) and constipation and nausea/vomiting. For each of these symptoms, you will learn about the underlying cause and potential ways to support people and their families to manage the symptoms with simple practical and non-medical approaches as well as a review of medications as appropriate. In addition, you will learn to help people with their emotional response to symptoms and loss of function.
About this Course
Kelly AroraCo-Director, Interprofessional Graduate Certificate & Master of Science in Palliative Care (MSPC), Allied Health Professionals
Amos BaileyDirector, Interprofessional Graduate Palliative Care Certificate/Master of Science in Palliative Care
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TOP REVIEWS FROM EASING PHYSICAL SYMPTOMS: IT'S NOT JUST HOSPICE ANYMORE
All instructors are amazing. Additional videos were very valuable.
Very Informative and Easy to Understand.
Would highly recommend to everyone interested in end of life issues.
This course is very interesting
I am looking to learn about the advanced symptoms management
A great and a very useful course. I like that we are taught about the medicine.
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