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Intermediate Level

We highly suggest taking the Essentials of Palliative Care before this course but it is not required as core concepts are reviewed.

Approx. 10 hours to complete
English

What you will learn

  • Respond to the subjective experience of symptoms and side effects using assessment tools and communication skills

  • Conduct a pain assessment and provide basic pain management using medication and lifestyle modification

  • Describe several interventions to help with emotions and coping and the role the palliative care psychiatrist plays in caring for the patient

  • Define distress and common causes of emotional distress related to life-threatening illness

Skills you will gain

symptom managementCommunicationpatient-centered careSymptom Assessment
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Intermediate Level

We highly suggest taking the Essentials of Palliative Care before this course but it is not required as core concepts are reviewed.

Approx. 10 hours to complete
English

Offered by

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Stanford University

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

28 minutes to complete

Course Introduction and Overview

28 minutes to complete
3 readings
1 hour to complete

Review of Palliative Care

1 hour to complete
7 videos (Total 62 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Pain

2 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 22 min), 5 readings, 3 quizzes
3 hours to complete

Other Physical Symptoms

3 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 30 min), 8 readings, 5 quizzes
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Distress

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 35 min), 5 readings, 3 quizzes
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Final Steps

3 hours to complete
1 reading

About the Palliative Care Always Specialization

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