Palliative Care Certificate (PCC 201)

Palliative Care Certificate (PCC 201)
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Course Description:

An 8 hour workshop where participants will learn how to provide compassionate and competent care for the dying. Participants will have a better understanding of the dying process, how to support patients and families to make informed decisions and how to implement care plans that are congruent with the desires of the individual and in the context of best practice.

Prerequisites:  RN, RPN, Personal Support Workers; Nursing Student

Learning Outcomes:

At the end of the workshop, participants will be able to:

  1. Define the terms palliative care, grief, end of life, care, and hospice care.
  2. Identify the members of the multidisciplinary team and their roles.
  3. Recognize the common symptoms of dying and state what care is appropriate.
  4. Identify and use the common tools of pain assessment.
  5. Care for the body after death.
  6. Understand the impact on the family of the life threatening conditions.

Length of Course:

8 hours

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