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Palliative Care
Study: Social Policy - 1. semester
Social Work - 1. semester
Code: 92256
ECTS: 5.0
Course coordinators: prof. dr. sc. Ana Štambuk
Exam dates:
  • 04. 02. 2020.
  • 18. 02. 2020.
  • 21. 04. 2020.
  • 02. 06. 2020.
  • 16. 06. 2020.
  • 07. 07. 2020.
  • 08. 09. 2020.
  • 22. 09. 2020.
Exam registration: Studomat
Basic data
Palliative Care Social Policy - 1. semester
Social Work - 1. semester
5.0 92256
Lecturer in charge Consultations Location
prof. dr. sc. Ana Štambuk Nazorova 51, room 17/I
Literature
Buckman, R.; Ne znam što reći; Školska knjiga (1995)
Tematski broj časopisa o socijalnoj politici, hospiciju i palijativnoj skrbi; Revija za socijalnu politiku, 3-4 (2002), str. 341-319
Brkljačić, M., Šamija, M., Belev, B., Strnad, M., Čengić, T.; Palijativna medicina.; Markulin, d.o.o. (2013)
Arambašić, L.; Gubitak, tugovanje, podrška.; Naklada Slap (2005)
Kubler - Ross, E., Kessler, D.; Pouke života - kako nas naša smrtnost može poučiti životu i življenju.; Biovega (2001)
Davies, E. and Higginson, I.; Palliative care - the solid facts.; World Health Organizations. (2004)
Hall, S., Petkova, H., Tsouros, A.D., Costantini, M. and Higginson, I.; Better palliative care for older people: better practicies; World Health Organizations. (2011)
Salajpal, T.; Darovane spoznaje: o umiranju; Alinea. (2004)
Ur. Kotnik, I., Zdeličan, J., Špoljar, G. i Brkić, S.; Palijativna skrb: priručnik za volontere u hospicijskim kućnim posjetama; Hrvatska udruga prijatelja hospicija. (2011)
Preporuka Rec 24 Povjerenstva ministara Vijeća Europe državama članicama o organizaciji palijativne skrbi; Hrvatsko društvo za hospicij i palijativnu skrb. (2003)
Description
Exam dates
04. 02. 2020.
18. 02. 2020.
21. 04. 2020.
02. 06. 2020.
16. 06. 2020.
07. 07. 2020.
08. 09. 2020.
22. 09. 2020.
Detailed data
Cognitive Skills:

Knowledge and understanding

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

- define basic concepts from the area of palliative care;

- define and explain specific needs of dying persons;

- explain holistic approach to pain and team work;

- critically evaluate and recognise models of palliative care and themanner of breaking bad news;

- define types of euthanasia;

- indicate ethical issues in palliative care;

- name risk factors in complecated mourning;

- recognise the role of volunteers in palliative care.

Application

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

- describe emotional, social, psychological and spiritual needs of the dying;

- select and illustrate an appropriate model of care for the user and the family;

- demonstrate communication skills (active listening) and breaking bad news.

Analysis

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

- analyse different models of care for the user and the role of individual experts in team work;

- compare curative and palliative approach to the user;

- analyse and categorise different types of mourning.

Synthesis

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

- propose a model of care for the user;

- formulate the role of social worker in palliative care and the role of other professionals;

- prepare and lead ameeting connected with breaking bad news;

- propose criteria for the involvement of volunteers in palliative care.

Evaluation

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

- examine reasons for the introduction of palliative care in the healthy system in the world;

- evaluate skills of active listening and cherishing realistic hope;

- compare different roles of professionals in team work;

- recommend palliative care as an approach that emphasises the worth and dignity of life until death.

Practical and Generic Skills:

After successfully completing the course, students will be able to:

- present and apply skills of active listening and delivering bad news;

- express themselves ina clear, well structured text explaining their standpoints and advocating the needs of users and their families

- apply knowledge and skills connected to team work

Matching Assessments to Learning Outcomes:

Knowledge and learning outcomes are tested by a written and oral examination.

Grading criteria are based on the test of correctness of individual learning outcomes.

Manners of testing individual learning outcomes are:

- testing theoretical knopwledge: by mid-term examination and oral examination

- testing practical skills: by demonstrating various roles through practical work in small groups