POPLPRAC 724 : Child and Adolescent Palliative Care
Medical and Health Sciences
2020 Semester Two (1205) (15 POINTS)
Capabilities Developed in this Course
|Capability 1:||Disciplinary Knowledge and Practice|
|Capability 2:||Critical Thinking|
|Capability 3:||Solution Seeking|
|Capability 4:||Communication and Engagement|
|Capability 5:||Independence and Integrity|
|Capability 6:||Social and Environmental Responsibilities|
- Apply knowledge acquired in learning related to child and adolescent development, spirituality and the impact of life limiting illness on their being. (Capability 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 3.1, 3.2, 6.1 and 6.2)
- Apply an awareness of the philosophy of child and adolescent palliative care whilst integrating ethical theories and forms of communication into planning of family centred care. (Capability 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2, 6.1 and 6.2)
- Critically evaluate personal awareness of self as bearer of culture and personal experience of illness, dying, loss and grief to establish safe practice and selfcare. (Capability 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 3.1, 3.2, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2, 6.1 and 6.2)
- Analyse and apply the principles of family centred care within the framework of Te Whare Tapa Wha, developing good relationship and interactions for discharge planning for a child/adolescent in palliative care. (Capability 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 3.1, 3.2, 4.1, 4.2, 6.1 and 6.2)
- Critically evaluate the holistic underpinnings of a patient and family care plan using the framework of te Whare Tapa Wha for a child/adolescent and family in end-of-life illness and bereavement. (Capability 1.1, 1.2, 2.1, 2.2, 3.1, 3.2, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2, 6.1 and 6.2)
- Demonstrate an understanding of a range of life limiting illnesses in children and adolescents and discuss the associated assessment and management of care specific to their manifestations, whilst integrating these into a family centred care plan (Capability 1.1, 2.1, 2.2, 3.1, 3.2, 4.1, 4.2, 5.1, 5.2, 6.1 and 6.2)
|Case Study||20%||Individual Coursework|
|Case Study||40%||Individual Coursework|
|Assessment Type||Learning Outcome Addressed|
Recommended learning resources are listed in the course outline on Canvas. Additionally reading resources have been compiled to give the student a platform of information for the topics to be covered in the course. These are listed in Canvas and students are able to access these when they enrol. Some additional resources will also be given in class by speakers and powerpoint presentations made available with the speakers' approval
This course is a standard 15 point course and students are expected to spend 8 - 10 hours per week in each 15 point course that they are enrolled in.
For this course, you can expect a block of three days of lectures, 8 - 10 hours hours per week of reading and thinking about the content and work on assignments preparation.
Course materials are made available in a learning and collaboration tool called Canvas which also includes reading lists and lecture recordings (where available).
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Elements of this outline may be subject to change. The latest information about the course will be available for enrolled students in Canvas.
In this course you may be asked to submit your coursework assessments digitally. The University reserves the right to conduct scheduled tests and examinations for this course online or through the use of computers or other electronic devices. Where tests or examinations are conducted online remote invigilation arrangements may be used. The final decision on the completion mode for a test or examination, and remote invigilation arrangements where applicable, will be advised to students at least 10 days prior to the scheduled date of the assessment, or in the case of an examination when the examination timetable is published.