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HLTH 7704 Interdisciplinary Leadership in Palliative Care (Spring: 3 )

Course Description

This course emphasizes the role of interdisciplinary palliative care leaders in promoting teamwork and collaboration in coordinating care for individuals and families throughout serious illness, death, and dying. The impact of serious illness, death, and dying on the individual, family, community, and healthcare system are analyzed to inform and promote quality palliative care. Resource availability and barriers to care across different settings are examined. Interdisciplinary leadership is explicated with an emphasis on communication, advocacy, ethics, policy development, quality, and safety. Standards of practice, policies, protocols, evidence-based practice and research are applied and evaluated to catalyze palliative care growth and development.


Prerequisites: Open to graduate nursing students. Non nursing graduate students and upper division undergraduate students with permission of TOR.

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Last Updated: 24-Jun-17