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Palliative care - CNSPP2
Title in English: Paliativní péče
Guaranteed by: Department of nursing (12-UOS)
Faculty: Third Faculty of Medicine
Actual: from 2016
Semester: summer
Points: 3
E-Credits: 3
Examination process: summer s.:
Hours per week, examination: summer s.:0/20 C [hours/week]
Capacity: unknown / unknown (16)
Min. number of students: 10
State of the course: taught
Language: Czech
Teaching methods: full-time
Note: course can be enrolled in outside the study plan
enabled for web enrollment
Guarantor: Mgr. Jana Heřmanová, Ph.D.
Comes under: BVSK-VP-2 (ZÁPIS)
Annotation -
Last update: Mgr. Jana Heřmanová, Ph.D. (28.09.2016)
Elective subject taught at the 2nd year of the nursing programme. Introduction into the problematic of care of terminally ill patients and their relatives.
Aim of the course -
Last update: Mgr. Jana Heřmanová, Ph.D. (28.09.2016)

To motivate students to further study of the field, broaden their knowledge of palliative and hospice care.

Literature -
Last update: Mgr. Jana Heřmanová, Ph.D. (28.09.2016)

1. O. Connor, M., Aranda, S.: Paliativní péče pro sestry všech oborů. Grada. Praha 2005
2. Haškovcová, H.: Thanatologie - Nauka o umírání a smrti, 2. přepracované vydání. Galén. Praha 2007
3. Kübler-Ross, E.: O smrti a umírání. Arita. Turnov 1993

Teaching methods -
Last update: Mgr. Jana Heřmanová, Ph.D. (28.09.2016)

practical exercises, excursion

Requirements to the exam -
Last update: Mgr. Jana Heřmanová, Ph.D. (28.09.2016)

Presentation of a case study of a patient with terminal disease.

Syllabus -
Last update: Mgr. Jana Heřmanová, Ph.D. (28.09.2016)

1. Introduction, history and current state of palliatice care in CZ and abroad.
2. Pain and other symptoms at the end of life.
3. Psychologicala and spiritual needs, communication with dying patient and his family.
4. Excursion into hospice facility.
5. Ethical issues at the end of life.

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