ELNEC Core Module 5: Cultural Considerations in Palliative Care

Green Clock Hours: 1.25

Considerations in Palliative Care, will give you an overview of cultural and spiritual considerations in palliative care. We certainly live in a very diverse world, and it is critical that all healthcare professionals understand and respect cultural and spiritual beliefs and traditions. The assessment of culture and spirituality as well as the interventions that support personhood and quality of life are essential in providing excellent palliative care. Throughout this module, you will see that culturally sensitive care includes recognition of multiple factors (e.g., ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, etc.). Culture heavily influences Iimportant aspects of palliative care such as communication;, pain and symptom management;, spiritual care;, and loss, grief, and bereavement are heavily influenced by culture. Working with the interdisciplinary team to in provideing culturally respectful care offers the important opportunity to assure patient and family values, practices, and beliefs are honored.

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Considerations in Palliative Care, will give you an overview of cultural and spiritual considerations in palliative care. We certainly live in a very diverse world, and it is critical that all healthcare professionals understand and respect cultural and spiritual beliefs and traditions. The assessment of culture and spirituality as well as the interventions that support personhood and quality of life are essential in providing excellent palliative care. Throughout this module, you will see that culturally sensitive care includes recognition of multiple factors (e.g., ethnicity, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, etc.). Culture heavily influences Iimportant aspects of palliative care such as communication;, pain and symptom management;, spiritual care;, and loss, grief, and bereavement are heavily influenced by culture. Working with the interdisciplinary team to in provideing culturally respectful care offers the important opportunity to assure patient and family values, practices, and beliefs are honored.

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