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Biology & Management of Symptoms in Advanced Disease (Module)

Module description

This module reviews the epidemiology and pathophysiology of progressive incurable illnesses, which are relevant to specialists in palliative care. It then reviews the aetiology, mechanisms and management of common symptoms in palliative care leaving participants with the skills to assess and manage symptoms and appraise new therapies appropriate to their professional group.

Staff information

Not applicable

Teaching pattern

Module commences in February

Module assessment - more information

3,000 word assignment

Key information

Module code 7MMPAC02

Credit level 7

Assessment coursework

Credit value 15

Semester Semester 2 (spring)

Study abroad module No