The Professional Master’s Degree Palliative Care of TECH train professionals to figure out the main psychosocial aspects in palliative care patients and supply support to them and their families.
Palliative care is essential in an advanced chronic disease since its attention is focused on improving the quality of life of patients and their families through the prevention and relief of suffering by the identification, correct assessment, and treatment of pain and other physical problems, psychosocial and spiritual matters. For that reason, the Professional Master’s Degree Palliative Care is focused on training professionals to administering medication to control pain, nausea, and other symptoms, helping with emotional and spiritual needs, supporting to understand the disease, aid in making medical decisions, and supplying assurance that all patient care needs are being addressed.
Considering the above, the psychological aspect is fundamental when dealing with a serious illness, both with the patient and with the family. In this sense, the work of the professional involves several points, among them are the following: Detect and prioritize the needs of the sick person, their worries, fears, and losses to suppress or reduce them, the same with the family or caregiver. Also, help to increase control over emotions, … Read the rest