Pain and Symptom Management

Course: NSG5629


This course is part of the following part-time on campus and/or online program(s):

The timely and appropriate management of pain and symptoms of the dying process is a vital part of caring for the terminally ill and their loved ones. Students examine pain and other symptoms from a physiological and psychological perspective and explore pharmacological and non-pharmacological management strategies. The promotion of independence and dignity in the final aspects of dying is emphasized through small group learning, simulation, reflective practice techniques and a relevant research project.


All sections for this course are in progress.