Oct 18, 2021  
Fitchburg State University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2012-2013 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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NURS 4510 - End of Life Care


3 cr. 3 hr. Offered in the Summer only. Also offered evenings.

This course provides students will the knowledge needed to provide care for clients at the end of life. The Neuman Systems Model is used as a theoretical framework to guide nurses as they assess and intervene in physiological, psychological, socio-cultural, developmental, and spiritual dimensions of client care. There is a focus to improve utilization of evidence-based and participate in research as knowledgeable participants. Communication, an interactive, negotiable human response as well as the foundation for growth, facilitates the process of the helping relationship at the end of life. In addition to lectures, class participation, and the discussion of case studies enhance the learning process.



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