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Palliative Care (Part-time)
- Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, OR 19 years of age or older.
- Students must be able to receive instruction, respond and research in the English language.
- Students without a health care background must complete Orientation to Palliative Care first.
- Submit a completed Conestoga College Program Application Form.
- Attach proof of Admission Requirements.
- Final selection is made following an assessment of the admission requirements.
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- Develop specific end-of-life support strategies that reinforce principles of independence and dignity for terminally ill patients and their families.
- Analyze personal and cultural perspectives on the subjects of loss and bereavement, the meaning of death, and the preparation for death as experienced by terminally ill patients and their families.
- Design a holistic approach to care for the terminally ill and their families that addresses physical, psychological, emotional, social and spiritual needs.
- Recommend community resources to enhance quality of life and promote comfort to the terminally ill.
- Design strategies to mitigate (or manage or diffuse) ethical issues experienced by patients and caregivers in palliative/hospice/end-of-life environments.
- Review effective communication strategies that ensure respectful and empathetic (or compassionate) interactions with the terminally ill, their families and other individuals affected by end-of-life care.
- Describe care giving skills associated with symptom management during palliative care including pain/comfort level, nutritional deficits, and side effects of treatments, sleep and rest difficulties through the use of comfort measures
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