• Course Code: NURS412
  • Credits: 2
  • Hours Distribution: 2Lec,0Lab,0Tut
  • Course Type: Major Elective Courses (MEC)

Course Description

This course will introduce the concept of palliative care, highlighting the common issues with Hospice. It will also discuss the importance of caring behavior and its elements. High access to quality, symptomatic, spiritual and restorative care will be declared, together with regulations that govern this care. Palliative care team and their individual role together with the families members will be stressed. The ethical, moral and legal issues as well as problems arising from advanced medical treatment will be explored.