Death and dying are difficult subjects to talk about. There are many different emotions related to death and dying. How a person deals with the emotions and discussions of death and dying are related to the attitude one has on the subject. This course will discuss how attitudes influence discussions and emotions related to death and dying. It also discusses how cultural values and other factors impact a person's attitude on death and dying. Without this knowledge, personal biases may negatively impact patient care, especially at end of life.
59A-36.011 Staff Training Requirements. Location: Online
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Attitudes Toward Death
Section 3: Perspectives on Death and Dying
Exploring Attitudes About Death
Section 4: Your Beliefs About Death
Talking About Death
Section 5: Conclusion
Elizabeth Vaccaro earned her Bachelor of Science in nursing from Kean University. She is certified as a Multiple Sclerosis Nurse Educator. Elizabeth has worked in a variety of healthcare settings from the hospital to the pharmaceutical industry which has allowed her to have a great appreciation for all the challenges that span the healthcare field. She has practiced in the hospice setting for nine years in a variety of roles from Case Manager, Educator, and Director of both inpatient and home care hospice. Disclosure: Elizabeth Vaccaro, BSN RN, MSCN has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
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