Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject students will explore the various clinical, spiritual and ethical aspects related to caring for people with life limiting illness. Students will gain an understanding of the core principles of palliative care, including effective communication in response to grief, loss, uncertainty and diverse cultural and spiritual challenges. Core principles of palliative care will be examined, with the focus on understanding principles of clinical and supportive care management. Students will further develop their capacity for self-reflection and evaluation, specifically in the area of attitudes and beliefs on death, dying and spirituality.

FacultyFaculty of Health Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorSusan Furness

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites PHE3COS


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Subject options

Select to view your study options…

Start date between: and    Key dates

Subject not currently offered - Subject options not available.