Caring for the Dying Patient, Part 2: Team Approach to Comprehensive Care

Describes the team approach to caring for patients and their caregivers, including hospice concepts on treating the whole person. Various patient and family reactions to a terminal condition are discussed, as well as communication techniques, assessing a patient's emotional status, discussing "bad news", dealing with religious and cultural differences and responding to anger, denial, depression and rejection. Special issues concerning pediatric patients, the elderly and self-care of professionals are also included.


1. Delineate the members of a hospice team and their roles.
2. Compare and contrast ways in which people respond to a terminal diagnosis. 
3. Describe appropriate ways to respond to the patients expressions of emotion.
4. Discuss differences between the dying adult and the dying child.
5. Understand the role of cultural and spiritual beliefs at the end of life.

This program also includes small workbooks that can be ordered separately.
Price: $299.00 USD

Product ID: CLP061
Media: DVD
Year: 2011
Duration: 24:00 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Death and Dying
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