Nursing - Chronic & Palliative Care

Course Code
NURS 280  Credits
Title Chronic & Palliative Care 
Prerequisite NURS 270 OR NURS 272 AND NURS 275 
Course Outline Course Outline 
Description This course focuses on the nursing care of clients experiencing chronic illness and/or end of life. Emphasis is placed on understanding the “lived experience” of clients and families. Ethical issues related to advocacy, self- determination, and autonomy are explored. Evidence-based practice is used to support appropriate focused assessments and management of care of clients experiencing concurrent illnesses/co-morbidities.