Lessons From the Dying Patient, Part 1: The Fear of Death and Symbolic Language - WEB-OT321

Lessons From the Dying Patient, Part 1: The Fear of Death and Symbolic Language

by Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, MD and Dianne Gray, B.S.
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This course is credentialed for:
Occupational Therapy (0.10 AOTA CEU)

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Summary:

Using real-life examples from her personal experience, Elisabeth Kübler-Ross, MD, explains the use and meaning of end-of-life symbolic language and how clinicians can engage and support patients at this difficult time. In this recording made before she died, Kübler-Ross also discusses the importance of clinicians’ offerings of honesty, hope, and compassion at the end of life. Dianne Gray, president of the Elisabeth Kübler-Ross Foundation, provides an introduction to this three-part webinar series.

Objectives:

The goal of this three-part webinar series is to learn about death and dying and the five stages of death based on the seminal work of Elisabeth Kübler-Ross. Upon completion of this webinar, participants will be able to:
  • Discuss the history and key figures in the development of the hospice movement
  • Describe how a personal fear of death may impact a healthcare provider’s ability to take care of a patient’s needs
  • Distinguish between the use of verbal and non-verbal symbolic language in the dying patient
 
Content Level: Intermediate
Instructional Method: Online Course — Recorded Webinar
 
Content Focus
Domain of OT: Client Factors
Domain of OT: Context and Environment
Occupational Therapy Process: Intervention
 

 
Accreditation Information
 
This course is intended for an interprofessional audience, including nurses, audiologists, dietitians, health educators, imaging and radiation therapists, occupational therapist, pharmacists, physicians, physical therapists, psychologists, speech language pathologists, and social workers.
 
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Course Originally Released on: 11/1/2016
Date of Most Recent Review: 11/1/2016
Course Termination/Update Date: 11/1/2019

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Susan K - Jupiter, FL  ·  Oct 31, 2017
Extremely informative
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DOROTHEA O - West Palm Beach, FL  ·  Jun 06, 2017
This course provides a non threatening way to listen to the difference one can make in a dying person's life. It is clear and simple and not arrogant in thinking everything said concrete, but that we need to listen to what the patient is saying.
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Suzanne H - NC, NC  ·  May 09, 2017
Excellent every health care professional needs to watch
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antoinette a - erie, PA  ·  Mar 31, 2017
Great course, needs an option to print the transcript of the webinar, though.
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Diane K - Mashpee, MA  ·  Mar 30, 2017
as mentioned above in question 8 ccomments
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Price: $19.00
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