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Symptom Management in Palliative Care - PALL5005

Year - 2020

This unit explores the management of symptoms (other than pain) in a palliative care context. The general principles of palliative care provide the foundation for exploring more specific symptom management: respiratory and gastrointestinal symptoms, psychosocial needs and other symptoms including palliative medical emergancies.

online modules of study, completion of set readings, participation in structured online discussion task and self directed study

participation in online discussion (20%), 4000-5000 word written assignment/s or equivalent (80%)


Faculty: Medicine and Health

Semester 1

24 Feb 2020

Department/School: Pain Management and Research Institute
Study Mode: Online
Census Date: 31 Mar 2020
Unit of study level: Postgraduate
Credit points: 6.0
EFTSL: 0.125
Available for study abroad and exchange: No
Faculty/department permission required? No
More details
Unit of Study coordinator: Associate Professor Ghauri Aggarwal
HECS Band: 2
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