IPA6151 SPIRITUALITY AND ADAPTATION TO ILLNESS (3 units)
Examines the phenomenology and etiology of health and illness. Emphasizes the creation of opportunities for human and spiritual growth. It examines the tensions
that negatively affect certain types of terminal illness, their implications and effects on individuals, their families, and the community. It also examines the role of pastoral workers and how fears, guilt, feelings of inadequacy, and troubled interpersonal relationships can lead to Hope, forgiveness, self-fulfillment, and human and spiritual growth. This course will enrich the critical thinking of professionals working with individuals who are at the end of life and with those close to them.
IPA6131 GRIEF (3 units)
Is intended to provide an understanding of the process
of grieving and an awareness of how loss can be integrated, in order to guide service providers in their
work. Through examining these issues, the student will
become familiar with the psychological and spiritual
dimensions of mourning, signs of distress, and factors
that influence the grieving process.
IPA6132 THEMES RELATED TO END OF LIFE (3 units)
The psychological, social, spiritual, and religious components of themes related to end of life. This course will enrich critical thinking of the professionals working with individuals who are at the end and with those close to them. Prerequisites: IPA6151 and IPA6131. Equivalent to the course NSG6135 Palliative/End of Life Care: An Interprofessional Approach.
IPA6133 END OF LIFE PAIN MANAGEMENT (3 units)
This course will be offered in a modular format and will touch on physical management of pain, as well as psychological, spiritual, and religious aspects of pain. Prerequisites: IPA6151 and IPA6131. Students having completed the course PHT6544 Mécanisme et prise en charge de la douleur en physiothérapie (1,5cr.) or ERG6550 Perspective particulière en ergothérapie : Pain and Occupational Therapy (1,5cr.) will be credited half of the modules.
IPA6134 ETHICAL ISSUES AT THE END OF LIFE (3 units)
This course aims to provide training in bioethics, focusing on problems that may arise at the end of life.
The course will examine the values that underlie bioethical dilemmas. Prerequisites: IPA6151 and IPA6131.