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Course code

GCBE700

Level

7

Credits

5.0

Estimated hours

50.0

To enable Registered Nurses to develop their knowledge in relationship to supporting individuals and their families in situations of bereavement, loss and change.

Learning outcomes

  • recognise institutional responses to death and dying.
  • critically reflect on how bereavement and loss are managed within nursing.
  • consider the issues related to grief in terminal illness.
  • utilise knowledge of the key social and cultural aspects of grief in the care of a person and their family with a life threatening illness.
  • apply ethical theories to the practice setting.
  • apply knowledge of the impact that a cancer diagnosis and on-going treatment can have on the patient and their family.