Thunder Bay • Orillia

Type D: Health and Behavioural Sciences - Introduction to Palliative Care

Gerontology 2010 Introduction to Palliative Care
An overview of the principles and practices of palliative care from a multidisciplinary and holistic perspective. Content includes psychosocial and physical issues, effective communication, grief and bereavement. This historical background of the hospice movement leading to the development of current philosophy of care will be explored. It is recommended but not required that this course be taken prior to other required courses in the Interdisciplinary Palliative Care Certificate Program.
Credit Weight: 0.5
Offering: 3-0; or 3-0
Course Classifications: Type D: Health and Behavioral Sciences