Cultural Considerations in Hospice

Green Clock Hours: 1.50

There is more cultural diversity in our society than ever. Different groups have varying perspectives on issues like the value of suffering, who makes decisions, or trust of the healthcare system. This fact requires those who provide care to patients and families at the end of life to be discerning in understanding their needs. Healthcare professionals need information about various cultures but also a commitment to individualizing care without making assumptions. The goal of this course is to equip nursing and social work professionals in hospice with strategies to approach cultural issues affecting end-of-life care.

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There is more cultural diversity in our society than ever. Different groups have varying perspectives on issues like the value of suffering, who makes decisions, or trust of the healthcare system. This fact requires those who provide care to patients and families at the end of life to be discerning in understanding their needs. Healthcare professionals need information about various cultures but also a commitment to individualizing care without making assumptions. The goal of this course is to equip nursing and social work professionals in hospice with strategies to approach cultural issues affecting end-of-life care.

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