Course Catalog » Family & Community Medicine 140.45

Subject: Family & Community Medicine
Course Number: 140.45
Course Title: Integrative Approaches to End-of-Life Care
Units: 3
School: Medicine
Department: Family And Community Medicine

Course Description: This elective takes an integrative and interprofessional approach to relationship-centered EOL care, cross-cultural understandings of death, and the spiritual dimension of dying. Highlights include didactic and experiential core seminars, presentations by EOL care providers, hospice visits, and the exploration of personal understandings and transformational opportunities of EOL care through the discussion of literature, writing, and reflection. (ENROLLMENT MINIMUM: 15 STUDENTS)
Prerequisites: None
Restrictions: This course is intended for 4th year medical students, but is open to any student at UCSF. Please contact course coordinator for details.
Activities: Block Elective

Instructor of Record: S. Adler
May the student choose the instructor for this course? No
Does enrollment in this course require instructor approval? No

Quarter(s) Offered: Spring
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