Caring for the Dying Patient Series

This 3-part series addresses the care needs of dying patients.  Using interviews with healthcare professionals and effective vignettes, the series addresses the various issues facing terminally ill patients and their families.  Included are effective pain management strategies; emotional support; family assessment and involvement; common symptoms of impending death; the role of the hospice team; giving bad news; addressing spiritual needs; and sensitivity to cultural feelings and rituals regarding death.  The information and scenarios address the special needs of all age groups including children and the elderly, as well as the impact on family dynamics and the siblings of terminally ill children, as well as the potential for exhaustion for family caregivers.  The various aspects of grief are also discussed.   Self-care for both professional and family caregivers is also addressed.

The programs in this series also include small workbooks that can be ordered separately.

See below for full list of programs included in this series.
Price: $897.00 USD

Product ID: CLP059
Media: DVD
Year: 2011
Duration: 71:23 minutes
Language: English
Tags: Death and Dying
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Other Programs in this Series

Caring for the Dying Patient, Part 1: Physical Care

OVERVIEW: Addresses important physical needs, including the transition from curative to symptomatic care. TOPICS INCLUDE: 1. Discuss appropriate pain management strategies [...]

Released in 2011

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

OVERVIEW: 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 [...]

Released in 2011

Caring for the Dying Patient, Part 3: Bereavement Issues

OVERVIEW: Discusses the stages and ramifications of grief, mourning and bereavement and how a professional's interactions with patients and families can help or hurt. Discusses different aspects [...]

Released in 2011


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