Academic Calendar - 2020

Western University Academic Calendar. - 2020
Western Main Campus

Health Sciences 4710A/B

PALLIATIVE & END OF LIFE CARE: CRITICAL ISSUES


This course will explore, from an inter-disciplinary perspective, critical issues related to death, dying, palliative and end of life care relevant to health professionals working in a variety of settings. Topics include an introduction to death and dying in Canadian society, socio-cultural influences on our understanding of death, theories used to guide practice, an understanding of the dying person's experience, principles of palliative care, ethical and legal issues, and health system initiatives and challenges.

Prerequisite(s): Health Sciences 2711A/B or the former Health Sciences 3711A/B.

Extra Information: 2 lecture hours, 1 tutorial.

Course Weight: 0.50
Breadth: CATEGORY A i  
Subject Code: HEALTSCI

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