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Death, Dying and Bereavement
MA CBS CPBC
30 CONTACT HOURS
Regular Price: $69.95
Item No. N1333
Course book (263 pages)
Provides an overview of death, dying and bereavement and guidance on how to help a dying patient and his or her family.
- discuss the historical evolution of attitudes toward death and methods the nurse can use to develop positive attitudes and helping skills when confronting death.
- identify the components and functions of the death system.
- describe the ways that individuals and family members cope with dying.
- define hospice and palliative care as treatment approaches for end-of-life-care.
- describe the significance of advance care planning and various methods for conveying one’s wishes for end-of-life care.
- describe how individuals grieve after experiencing a loss.
- recognize the impact of public tragedies and methods for assisting survivors during and after such tragedies.
- discuss the magnitude of suicide as a public health concern and related implications for health care professionals.
- explain how bereaved individuals cope with mourning.
- describe how bereaved children and adolescents express their grief and cope with the death of significant people in their lives.
- discuss the impact of stress on the nurse who cares for the dying and coping strategies to prevent compassion fatigue and burnout.
* * California Nursing Home Administrator Program - NHAP approved for 10 hours.
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