Federal CIP Code Definitions

HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS.

51.3819
Palliative Care Nursing.

A program that prepares registered nurses to provide a combination of active and compassionate therapies intended to comfort and support patients and their families who are living with life-threatening illness. Includes instruction in pathophysiology, palliative care processes, pain management, pharmacology, loss, grief, death, and bereavement.