Palliative Care: A Nursing Response


Veronica Cheney


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This course is a guide for nurses who are taking care of palliative patients that are not a part of hospice care or an inpatient unit.  It includes, assessments, medications, signs and symptom management etc.

By the end of this course, the nurse will be able to assess, guide care, advocate, and treat to ensure a dignified death is provided as is our goal.


Course content

  • What is Palliative Care

  • Failure to Thrive

  • Six Phases of Dying

  • Medication Rule of Thumb

  • Pain Management

  • Anxiety

  • Terminal Restlessness

  • Dyspnea - Shortness of Air

  • Weakness and Fatigue

  • Constipation

  • Secretion Control - Type & Medication

  • Secretion Control - Recovery Position

  • Nausea & Vomitting

  • Nutritional Problems

  • Anorexia

  • Vital Signs Monitoring

  • Family Support & Education - Therapeutic Self

  • References

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