Cancer Care Basics
A comprehensive reviews is provided on the etiology of cancer, diagnostic methods, treatment modalities, symptoms associated with cancer and cancer treatments, and their clinical management. The course also addresses survivorship issues including sexuality.
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
• Describe a holistic approach addressing hospice palliative care needs;
• Demonstrate knowledge and skills in evidence-based symptom management and end-of-life care;
• Apply a person-centered approach involving the interprofessional team, patients and families in addressing challenges in palliative care and end of life care.