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Bonnie L. Blachly
B NURS 409
Bothell Campus

Partnerships in Community Health

Analyzes, applies, and evaluates nursing and other healthcare activities of local, national, and global communities, including health promotion, disease prevention, public health, and social justice efforts. Explores influencing socio-cultural, epidemiological, economic, and political issues. Partners with community agencies to apply community health nursing principles to promote and maintain population self care.

Class description

This course will explore theory and principles that guide Hospice and Palliative Nursing care practices. Students will have opportunities to explore techniques for communicating difficult news to patients, visit patients with life-limiting illnesses, discuss processes related to suffering, grieving and bereavement and learn about the roles of the Hospice Team. End of life issues will be examined as they relate to the patient, family and caregivers.

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Class assignments and grading

The information above is intended to be helpful in choosing courses. Because the instructor may further develop his/her plans for this course, its characteristics are subject to change without notice. In most cases, the official course syllabus will be distributed on the first day of class.
Last Update by Sandra B. Maddox
Date: 02/12/2014