Grief over the loss of a loved one is often heightened during the holiday season. People find it difficult to decide how to celebrate the holidays when a family member is no longer living. Unfortunately, this is a very common reaction when someone has lost a loved one recently. Suddenly, it becomes clear that the holidays bring grief. The course provides tools that caregivers can use to help those who are grieving.
This is not an accredited course for professional license renewal. Florida CNAs may use this inservice toward meeting their annual inservice requirement.
Relias Learning, LLC is approved as a Curriculum Developer by the Washington State Department of Social and Health Services. This activity is approved for 0.5000 contact hours for all WA State Direct Care Workers. Training Provider Code: WA0624. CE Approval Code: CO2236618
Section 1: Introduction
About This Course
Section 2: Grief and the Holidays
The “Normal” Grief Process
Stages of Grief
Why Holidays are Hard
Section 3: Grief Interventions
Concepts to Help
Taking Care of Self
Section 4: Conclusion
Stephanie has over 16 years of clinical and teaching experience. Her areas of expertise are in neonatal intensive care, general pediatrics, home health, and children with medical complexities. She earned her Master's in nursing from Chamberlain University in 2022. Her professional practice is guided by Jean Watson's philosophy that, "Caring is the essence of nursing."Disclosure: Stephanie Whitfield, MSN, RN, CPN has no Relevant Financial or Non-Financial Relationship with ineligible companies to disclose.
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