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Beginner Level
Approx. 14 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Introduction to Common Symptoms and Anorexia

3 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 48 min), 9 readings, 1 quiz
11 videos
Routine Symptom Assessment2m
Challenges in Symptom Screening and Assessment4m
Anorexia and Cachexia2m
Anorexia Uncovered3m
Anorexia and Cachexia: Chronic Illness and Dementia4m
Addressing Concerns About Anorexia4m
Screening for Anorexia and Weight Loss2m
What to do? Helping People Eat More4m
What Else Could Be The Problem?6m
A Pill That Makes You Eat and Gain Weight8m
9 readings
About Us: Palliative Care Specialization Team at CU Anschutz10m
Easing Physical Symptoms Information10m
Routine Symptom Assessment10m
Anorexia and Cachexia20m
Anorexia and Cachexia: Chronic Illness and Dementia15m
Screening for Anorexia and Weight Loss10m
What to do? Helping People Eat More10m
What Else Could Be The Problem?15m
A Pill That Makes You Eat and Gain Weight?15m
1 practice exercise
Introduction to Common Symptoms and Anorexia Assessment30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

Dyspnea

3 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 32 min), 4 readings, 1 quiz
5 videos
How It Feels Like To Be Short of Breath?5m
Managing Dyspnea5m
Living With Shortness of Breath4m
A Conversation Between Martha, Elizabeth, and Rhonda11m
4 readings
Dyspnea: You Take My Breath Away10m
Managing Dyspnea1h
Living With Shortness of Breath10m
Martha Sturdivant Case Story and Case Study: Background10m
1 practice exercise
Dyspnea Assessment30m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Weakness and Fatigue

4 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 37 min), 7 readings, 1 quiz
8 videos
We All Need To Speak The Same Language About Fatigue3m
Why Am I So Fatigued?8m
Polypharmacy3m
Low Energy4m
How Bad Is Your Fatigue?4m
What Can We Do?5m
Medications For Fatigue3m
7 readings
We All Need To Speak The Same Language About Fatigue10m
Why Am I So Fatigued?30m
Polypharmacy20m
Low Energy20m
How Bad Is Your Fatigue?30m
What Can We Do?20m
Medications for Fatigue20m
1 practice exercise
Weakness and Fatigue Assessment30m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Cognitive Impairment

3 hours to complete
7 videos (Total 25 min), 4 readings, 2 quizzes
7 videos
Types of Cognitive Impairment5m
Normal Aging3m
Delirium4m
Near Death Awareness2m
Caregiver Burden4m
Final Take Away About Confusion1m
4 readings
Types of Cognitive Impairment15m
Delirium35m
Near Death Awareness30m
Caregiver Burden20m
2 practice exercises
Types of Cognitive Impairment15m
Confusion Assessment30m

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