Course Catalog » Medicine 140.72

Subject: Medicine
Course Number: 140.72
Course Title: Comprehensive Palliative Care
Units: 6
School: Medicine
Department: Medicine

Course Description: Four week comprehensive elective in palliative care will include experiences in multiple venues: Hospital consultations, hospice (home and inpatient), outpatient symptoms management clinic. Students will learn to care for patients with life-threatening illness and gain experience with symptom management, end-of-life discussions, complex spiritual, social, psychosocial aspects of end of life care, multiple venues of care and systems issues, and interdisciplinary approach to whole-patient care.
Prerequisites: MEDICINE 110 SURGERY 110 PEDIATRICS 110 OB GYN R S 110 PSYCHIATRY 110 Students must have successfully completed all 3rd year core clerkships
Restrictions: Students must have successfully completed all 3rd year core clerkships
Activities: Block Elective

Instructor of Record: E. Widera
Additional Instructor(s): H. Nye
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer
Course Grading Convention: P/NP (Pass/Not Pass) or S/U (Satisfactory/Unsatisfactory)
Graduate Division course: No
Is this a web-based online course? No
Is this an Interprofessional Education (IPE) course? No
May students in the Graduate Division (i.e. pursuing Master or PhD) enroll in this course? No
Repeat course for credit? No