Apr 24, 2024  
Undergraduate Catalog 2015-16 
Undergraduate Catalog 2015-16 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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HOL 5530 - Holistic Strategies to Illness and End of Life

This course will examine holistic strategies and techniques designed to help people cope with illness along the continuum from diagnosis through the end-of-life. Topics will include: complementary methods that assist with treatment, surgery, medical procedures, pain management; guided imagery; psychosocial/spiritual considerations; being/supporting the caregiver, and death and dying. Students will pursue their individual interests in a project which will include assessment, research and recommendations of holistic modalities for a person dealing with a particular illness. This course is appropriate for professionals/students in health care and related fields and for individuals who are looking for assistance with their own illness or caring for a loved one.

Credits: 3 hours

Notes: Open to Upperclass and Graduate students.

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