Please note this module descriptor is indicative of the structure of this course and may be subject to change.
The module will enable practitioners to:
This module supports practitioners in the delivery of the End-of-life strategy to lead the assessment, planning, support and review of patients preferences for care. It introduces practitioners and debates the value of supportive frameworks and tools e.g. Gold standards framework, Principles of End of Life pathways, Advanced Care Planning.
The module enables students to explore the evidence base underpinning practice with respect to:
Symptom management of common symptoms presenting at the end of life; Psychosocial Care Spiritual care; Support for carers and families; Information for patients and carers; diagnosing dying; and Care after death.
By the end of the module the student should be able to demonstrate achievement of the following learning outcomes:
A course map contains a list of the individual study units, called modules, that you study to complete your course. Some modules are compulsory, but you can sometimes choose modules outside your core area of study which interest you.
A module is a self-contained, individual unit of study. The module descriptor provides various details about the module including who the module tutor is, what you will be studying, how you will be assessed and what you will have learned once you have completed the module.
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