|Price:|| $64.95|| ||Hours:||20 Contact Hours|
Course Expiration Date: December 31, 2018
This course contains essential information for healthcare providers on the phenomenon of death, dying, and bereavement. Current research findings are interjected to provide evidence-based information that can be applied to clinical practice. The course reviews interventions in helping those living with life-threatening illness. Content on advance care planning will help learners become better communicators with patients, understanding the differences between a living will, medical power of attorney, informed consent, and a do-not-resuscitate order. This course contains content on grief reactions to loss and communities responding in situations involving sudden death.
Topics covered in this course include homicide and helping in the immediate aftermath as well as grief in the workplace, which will be valuable to any professional, especially a professional responsible for creating bereavement policies. Pre-, inter- and postvention of suicide per current practice is described. With attention to the healthcare professional’s personal and professional stress, the final chapter concentrates on burnout, compassion fatigue, and building resilience.