Course Code: PSCC-ELNEC-GRAD-4
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 6/30/2025
Apply the biopsychosocial/spiritual model of pain assessment and management to selected common symptoms associated with serious illness.
Prescribe pharmacological and non-pharmacological interventions for management of selected common symptoms in serious illness.
Refer patients with complex symptoms to specialty palliative care and/or appropriate interdisciplinary team members when appropriate.
Section 1: Introduction
A. About This Course
B. Learning Objectives
Section 2: Introduction to Symptom Management
A. Essential Elements
B. Symptom Management in Children
C. Symptom Management in Older Adults
Section 3: Physical Symptoms
A. General Symptoms
B. Respiratory Symptoms
C. Gastrointestinal Symptoms
a. Anorexia and Cachexia
b. Nausea and Vomiting
Section 4: Psychological Symptoms
Section 5: Spiritual Distress
A. Existential/Spiritual Distress
Section 5: Conclusion
B. Course Contributor
The National ELNEC Project
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Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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