Maurice Scott

Dr. Maurice (Scotty) Scott s a Board Certified Family Medicine physician, a member of the American Academy of Family Physicians (AAFP), and a member of the American Academy of Hospice and Palliative Medicine (AAHPM). Dr. Scott practices with the University of Colorado Palliative Medicine Service that is accredited by the Joint Commission. Dr. Scott is on faculty with the University of Colorado, School of Medicine – Internal Medicine.

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Palliative Care Capstone Projects (Coursera)

In the Capstone Course you have the opportunity to put what you have been learning about in the Palliative Care Specialization into practice. Our team has created five activities that directly relate to what you have been learning in the course. You will need to talk with someone you [...]
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Psychosocial and Spiritual Aspects of Palliative Care (Coursera)

In this course, you’ll learn how serious and life-threatening illnesses often affect emotional and spiritual well-being. Illnesses can increase stress as patients and families learn to live with a “new normal” that may often focus on illness. You’ll learn how to tell when normal sadness (or grief) becomes something [...]
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Pain Management: Easing Pain in Palliative Care (Coursera)

In this course, you will be able to develop a systems view for assessing and managing pain in the palliative care setting. By the end of the course, you will be able to: 1) Describe the pain problem in the palliative care setting; 2) Assess a person’s pain, 3) [...]
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What is Palliative Care? (Coursera)

Palliative care provides invaluable help for patients living with serious or life-limiting illness and their family caregivers. Palliative care should be part of healthcare services to improve quality of life, the ability to tolerate and benefit from treatment and improve survival. In this course, you will learn about [...]
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Easing Physical Symptoms: It's Not Just Hospice Anymore (Coursera)

Palliative care provides important support for people living with serious or life-limiting illnesses and their family caregivers. In this course, you will learn to use symptom assessment tools to better understand which symptoms are present and which are most distressing. In subsequent weeks you will learn about some of [...]
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