HEALTH PROMOTING PALLIATIVE CARE

PHE5AHP

Not currently offered

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject, students are introduced to a fresh approach to palliative care, drawing upon the insights of health promotion as represented in the Ottawa Charter and applying them to the core concerns of palliative care. The essential elements of health promoting palliative care - health education, death education, social support, interpersonal reorientation and policy development - will be presented, and through the seminars participants will be encouraged to explore applications to their personal and professional formation and practice.

SchoolPsychology and Public Health

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorColleen Nordstrom

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 5 - Masters

Available as ElectiveNo

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Capstone subjectNo

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Special conditionsOffered subject to sufficient enrolment numbers.

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Readings

Health promoting palliative care.

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementPrescribed

AuthorKellehear, A.

Year1999

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PublisherMELBOURNE: OXFORD UNIVERSITY PRESS

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Compassionate cities: public health approaches to end of life care.

Resource TypeBook

Resource RequirementRecommended

AuthorKellehear, A.

Year2005

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PublisherLONDON ROUTLEDGE

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Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

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Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Critically assess values, beliefs and ideas that inform current thinking about preferred directions for palliative care practice.
02. Describe and discuss the nature and purposes of holistic social practices in palliative care.
03. Critically review the contribution of health promoting principles and practices to developing the social dimensions of palliative care.
04. Describe how to apply health promoting palliative care ideas to end of life policy and practice.
05. Critically reflect upon your own provision of end of life care.

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