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Beginner Level

We highly suggest taking the first two courses in Palliative Care Always before this course but it is not required as core concepts are reviewed.

Approx. 10 hours to complete
English

What you will learn

  • Describe how a patient’s needs change as the prognosis changes

  • Identify the benefits of spiritual screening and assessment

  • Define survivorship and specific survivorship needs for patients

  • Define hospice care and how it differs from palliative care

Skills you will gain

SurvivorshipSpiritual DistressHospice
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Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
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Beginner Level

We highly suggest taking the first two courses in Palliative Care Always before this course but it is not required as core concepts are reviewed.

Approx. 10 hours to complete
English

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Stanford University

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

22 minutes to complete

Course Introduction and Overview

22 minutes to complete
3 readings
3 readings
First Steps1m
Course Faculty1m
Patient and Family Perspective2m
2 practice exercises
Pre-Course Assessment8m
Reflection on Transitions in Care10m
2 hours to complete

Review of Palliative Care

2 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 103 min), 2 readings, 1 quiz
11 videos
Communication Skills15m
Psychosocial Support3m
Goals of Care/Advance Care Planning4m
Symptom Management4m
A New Diagnosis6m
Visit with a Palliative Care Social Worker10m
Goals of Care Visit5m
Visit with Palliative Physician11m
Visit with Palliative APN13m
Emotions and Coping12m
2 readings
Key Concepts in Palliative Care1m
Meet Sarah Foster10m
1 practice exercise
Palliative Care Knowledge Check10m
Week
2

Week 2

2 hours to complete

Survivorship

2 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 47 min), 6 readings, 3 quizzes
3 videos
Visit with a Survivorship Nurse Part 215m
Survivorship Care17m
6 readings
Scenes with Sarah2m
Mirror into Tim's Mind2m
Introduction to Survivorship Care3m
Survivorship with Chronic Disease10m
References and Additional Reading10m
Module Resources2m
3 practice exercises
Care for the Caregiver5m
Knowledge Check2m
Module 3 Assessment6m
2 hours to complete

Spiritual Care

2 hours to complete
4 videos (Total 41 min), 8 readings, 4 quizzes
4 videos
Spiritual Care Visit 8m
Assessing and Managing Spiritual Distress15m
Exploring Hope and Forgiveness12m
8 readings
Scenes with Sarah 11m
Scenes with Sarah 21m
Mirror into Tim's Mind3m
Introduction to Spiritual Distress1m
Introduction to Hope and Forgiveness2m
Cultural Considerations Involving Religion and Spirituality in Medical Care1m
References and Additional Reading10m
Module Resources2m
4 practice exercises
Care for the Caregiver5m
Knowledge Check6m
Knowledge Check2m
Module 4 Assessment6m
Week
3

Week 3

1 hour to complete

Hospice Care

1 hour to complete
4 videos (Total 43 min), 7 readings, 2 quizzes
4 videos
Hospice Visit11m
Transitions in Care9m
Hospice Care16m
7 readings
Scenes with Sarah 12m
Scenes with Sarah 21m
Introduction to Transitions in Care1m
Introduction to Hospice Care1m
Hospice Considerations10m
References and Additional Reading4m
Module Resources2m
2 practice exercises
Knowledge Check6m
Module 5 Assessment6m
Week
4

Week 4

3 hours to complete

Final Steps

3 hours to complete
1 reading
1 reading
Claiming CME Credit2m
2 practice exercises
Reflection Revisited10m
Final Exam30m

About the Palliative Care Always Specialization

Palliative Care Always

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