This unit of study further aims to support the nurses to develop their role as an autonomous member of the multidisciplinary health care team within the healthcare organisation and professional leaders. Content covers the necessary in-depth knowledge and understanding of nursing and specialist knowledge required for palliative care practice of people within a variety of care settings and contexts.
|Advanced Concepts in Palliative Care Nursing|
|Unit of study code||315|
|Availability||Graduate Certificate in Palliative Care|
|Pre-requisite||314 – Principles of Palliative Care Nursing|
|Hours of study||150|
|Co-ordinated by||Suman Kumar MACN
|Content||Intended learning outcomes for this subject/program
After completing this subject, the learner will be able to:-
|Type of assessment
Note the completed assessment item (e.g. Assessment 1: Online discussion)
(% of total marks)
|When assessed – academic week
(e.g. Week 8)
|Theme 1: A holistic approach to pain management||a) evaluate the physical, psychological, social, cultural and spiritual needs of the person along the palliative care trajectory||Assessment 1: Online discussions x 2||10%||4, 9|
|Theme 2: A holistic approach to complex symptom management||b) develop holistic person-centred management plans in a palliative care setting||Assessment 2: Reflective essay (2,000 words)||40%||6|
|Theme 3: Legal, ethical, cultural and spiritual aspects||c) critically appraise the research underpinning complex symptom management to ensure an evidence-based approach||Assessment 3: Case analysis (2,500 words)||50%||10|
|Theme 4: Emergencies in palliative care||d) examine the nursing management strategies associated with palliative care emergencies|
|Theme 5: Major challenges within the diverse contexts of contemporary palliative care||e) discuss the major challenges faced by nurses working within the diverse contexts of contemporary palliative care|
Advanced Concepts in Palliative Care Nursing (315) is a Tier 1 unit.
|Tiers||2022 Member price (10% discount)||2022 Non-member price||2023 Member price (10% discount)||2023 Non-member price|
*Fees are subject to change without notice.