University of Calgary

NURS 544 - Exploring Cancer and the Role of the Nurse - Spring 2023

Issues associated with caring for cancer patients and their families across their illness trajectory including prevention, screening, diagnosis, treatment, ambulatory care, survivorship, reoccurrence, palliative, hospice and bereavement. Applying recent research findings and best evidence available through the supportive care framework and the standards of care established by the Canadian Association of Nurses in Oncology (CANO) to how nursing knowledge, skills, abilities, attitudes and judgments assist individuals and families
This course may not be repeated for credit.


  • (3-0)


  • Nursing 495, 497, 498, 499.


  • Nursing 589, 585 and 3 units from Nursing 517, 541, 550, 552, 553.


  • Credit for Nursing 544 and 503.44 will not be allowed.


This course will be offered next in Spring 2024.
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