Cultural Considerations at End-of-Life: Religion and Spirituality

Cultural Considerations at End-of-Life: Religion and Spirituality 

This course provides a general overview of the death rituals for the most common religions in the U.S., explaining basic beliefs and traditions, how each group handles the body after death, and information on the preparation and viewing of the body.

$21.00

Hours: 1.00
REL-HOS-0-CCEOLRS

Certificates

Certificates provided by accrediting body (8 Match)

California Board of Registered Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, CEP# 13791

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

District of Columbia Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


DC-RN -- District of Columbia Board of Nursing Approved Continuing Education program (CE Provider #50-290).

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Florida Board of Clinical Social Work, Marriage and Family Therapy and Mental Health Counseling

1.0 HOURS


Provider #50-290 This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Florida Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Florida Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

American Nurses Credentialing Center

1.0 HOURS


Relias, LLC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Association of Social Work Boards

1.0 HOURS


Relias, LLC, #1273, is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved as ACE providers. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Relias LLC maintains responsibility for this course. ACE provider approval period: 02/10/2018-02/10/2021.

Course Delivery Format: Asynchronous Distance Learning-interaction includes quizzes with questions and answers, post-tests. This module is Video.

Social workers completing this course receive 1.00 Clinical continuing education clock hours.

New York State Education Department, Office of the Professions, Division of Professional Licensing Services, Social Work Unit

1.0 HOURS


Relias, LLC is recognized by the New York State Education Department's State Board for Social Work as an approved provider of continuing education for licensed social workers #SW-0009.

Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of licensed master social work and licensed clinical social work in New York. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice for an LMSW and LCSW. A licensee who practices beyond the authorized scope of practice could be charged with unprofessional conduct under the Education Law and Regents Rules.

As a provider of online, asynchronous education, some courses offered by Relias Learning are considered “self-study” under section 74.10(c)(2)(ii)(b)(4) of the Commissioner’s Regulations. The regulations limit self-study activities taken from a provider approved by the Education Department to no more than 12 hours in the 36-month registration period or one-third of the hours in a registration period other than 36 months.

Social workers will receive 1.00 continuing education hours for participating in this course. This activity is approved for 1.00 contact hours.

Georgia Board of Nursing

1.0 HOURS


Georgia Board of Nursing CE Provider #: 50-290

Nurses will receive 1.00 contact hours for participating in this course.

Course Details

Course Code: REL-HOS-0-CCEOLRS
Hours: 1
Type: Online Course
Content Expiration Date: 7/31/2020
Learning Objectives:
Define and honor cultural diversity
Recognize the importance of spiritual care at end-of-life
Discuss best practice for palliative end-of-life spiritual care that focuses on supporting both the patient and the family.

Outline:
Components of Diversity Diversity as Essential Building Block Cultural Norms & Communication Barriers End-of-Life Decision Making Among Racially or Ethnically Diverse Groups Religion, Spirituality and Death & Dying Healthcare Provider: Rituals of Self-Care Spirituality and End-of-Life Changing U.S. Religious Landscape Reasons to Include Spirituality Spirituality in Healing and Medicine Spiritual Screening: The FICA Method Spiritual History Spiritual Assessment Mindfulness and Awareness: Basic Skills and Techniques The Role of Religious Professionals and Faith Communities in End of Life Care Spiritual Interventions Summary References

Instructor: Heidi Gessner
Heidi Gessner, MDiv, BCC, is an Ordained United Church of Christ Minister who serves as the Bereavement Coordinator and Palliative Care Chaplain at UNC Hospitals in Chapel Hill, North Carolina. She felt deeply called to end of life and grief work after her own father's journey and death from lung cancer in 1994. She developed and created UNC Hospital Bereavement Support Services with a goal of attending to the emotional pain that is the result of loss and death. Heidi provides emotional and spiritual care, as well as grief counseling to clients, families, and staff. In addition to connecting with clients, families, and staff in the hospital, Heidi facilitates grief support groups and writing workshops in the community for individuals grieving the loss of a loved one. Heidi is also an active member of the UNC Hospitals Critical Incident Stress Management (CISM) Team, which responds to unexpected, traumatic events within the hospital. Disclosure: Heidi Gessner has declared that no conflict of interest, Relevant Financial Relationship or Relevant Non-Financial Relationship exists.
Target Audience:
The target audience for this course is: Nurses; Social Workers; in the following settings: Hospice, Palliative Care.
Relias will be transparent in disclosing if any commercial support, sponsorship or co-providership is present prior to the learner completing the course.
Course Delivery Method and Format
Asynchronous/Online Distance Learning; please see certificate details for specifics on delivery format.
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All courses offered by Relias, LLC are developed from a foundation of diversity, inclusiveness, and a multicultural perspective. Knowledge, values and awareness related to cultural competency are infused throughout the course content.
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All characteristics and organizations referenced in the following training are fictional. Any resemblance to any actual organizations or persons living or dead, is purely coincidental.
To earn continuing education credit for this course you must achieve a passing score of 80% on the post-test and complete the course evaluation.
Accommodations
If you require special accommodations to complete this module, please contact Relias Customer Support here.