Palliative care provides invaluable help for patients living with serious or life-limiting illness and their family caregivers. Palliative care should be part of healthcare services to improve quality of life, the ability to tolerate and benefit from treatment and improve survival. In this course, you will learn about the nature of suffering and how this concept can help you understand the experience of people living with serious illness. Next, you will learn skills to more effectively communicate with patients, families and other care providers to both understand their experiences and provide an extra layer of support. In the next module you will explore your own core values and beliefs and how they impact your work with others. Finally, you will learn how to do a whole person assessment to understand the needs of people with serious illness so you can develop a plan to support them.
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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I am very grateful because this course has given me more tools to be a better clinician and also a better person by undertanding other people´s circumstances,
An amazing course. I have been learned a lot through this journey. Highly recommended!!!
This course was very informative and enjoyable. The set up was logical and followed topics in a way that made sense. Thank you!
This was very helpful short cause for me to improve and polish my knowledge.thank you very much coursera.
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