Stanford University
Palliative Care Always Capstone Course
Stanford University

Palliative Care Always Capstone Course

This course is part of Palliative Care Always Specialization

Taught in English

Kavitha Ramchandran
Jan DeNofrio

Instructors: Kavitha Ramchandran

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.5

(15 reviews)

Intermediate level

Recommended experience

13 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

What you'll learn

  • Explain the scope of palliative care in comprehensive care for patients and families to a variety of audiences.

  • Outline ways to manage stress and nurture one's physical, emotional and spiritual wellbeing in a care plan.

  • Provide coping mechanisms or other methods to support patients and families.

  • Practice demonstrating empathy and compassion via a virtual or remote communication.

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Assessments

1 quiz

Course

Gain insight into a topic and learn the fundamentals

4.5

(15 reviews)

Intermediate level

Recommended experience

13 hours (approximately)
Flexible schedule
Learn at your own pace

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There are 6 modules in this course

This module will introduce you to the exercises and projects you will be creating over the next four weeks. You will also explore how your opinion of palliative care has changed over the course of this specialization.

What's included

1 reading1 quiz

This module focuses on creative ways to help your community, workplace, or family and friends learn what palliative care is, who can benefit, and how.

What's included

1 peer review

In this module, we explore self-care and wellness. You’ve learned about compassion fatigue, burnout and caregiver burden in the previous courses, now it is time to create an action plan.

What's included

1 peer review

Now we want to get back to basics with communication skills. Covid-19 has dramatically changed the way we interact with patients, family and friends. Many people have appointments now by phone or online. Families and friend often have to support each other remotely. This new way of interacting can make non-verbal communication and demonstrating empathy more difficult. In this module, you will explore virtual ways to “put a hand on another's shoulder to show support”.

What's included

1 reading3 discussion prompts

This module explores distress – emotional and psychosocial, and coping with that distress.

What's included

1 peer review

This module recaps the key learnings of the specialization Palliative Care Always.

What's included

1 reading

Instructors

Instructor ratings
4.7 (8 ratings)
Kavitha Ramchandran
Stanford University
5 Courses7,215 learners
Jan DeNofrio
Stanford University
5 Courses7,215 learners

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