Course title:Palliative and Hospice Care
Faculty:Faculty of Medicine
Department:Department of Nursing and Midwifery
Course code:UOM / EPHC
Semester:Winter / Summer
Level of study:
Format of study:Practical classes 10 [Hours/Semester]
Name of the lecturer:doc. PhDr. Radka Bužgová, Ph.D. (G); Mgr. Katka Bobčíková, Ph.D.
ISCED F broad:Health and welfare
Annotation:Course description: This course is part of the complex of the subjects of clinical nursing. It is conceived as a practical unit and follows the course Nursing care in oncological patients. It informs students on new services and types of facilities that fall within tertiary care and offer individual nursing care to terminally ill and dying clients. The course enables students to understand that hospice care provides patients with dignified dying, reconciliation and a peaceful death, including the support for their closest relatives.