January 2019 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Aug 15, 2020  
January 2019 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

NU 325 - End of Life and Palliative Nursing


It has been reported that there are 2.4 million deaths annually in the United States. Nurses are the most likely of all providers to be in attendance and supportive to dying patients in hospitals, long term care facilities and in the home. Given their critical role in meeting the end of life needs of patients and families, it is important that nursing students are educated regarding the needs, including physical, social, psychological and spiritual aspects. This course is designed to provide students with information about palliative care, hospice care and grief support to clients and families facing the end of life at various locations and across the lifespan. 3.00 semester credit hours. Prerequisite: NU 211 Introduction to Clinical Nursing . Corequisite: None.