Life Threatening Illnesses: Effects on the Patient, the Family and the Nurse
The goal of this course is to provide the nurse with the proper tools for dealing with the psychological stress of the patient and family. It is also to assist the nurse in dealing with the repetitive exposure to death.

Course Publication Date: June 30, 2010

This course is available with NO ADDITIONAL FEE if you have an active one year unlimited membership!

Author:Gloria Cohen
Course No:LTI060910
Contact Hours:5.00
Category:Community & Home Health
Critical Care Medicine
Geriatric Medicine
Medical & Surgical Issues
Oncologic Medicine
Pain Management

NOTE: The course expired on 12/31/2013.

Ready to take a course?

  • Take as many courses as you want
  • Earn as many credits as you need
  • 100% Guaranteed
Buy One Year Unlimited Membership
Learning Objectives
  • Be able to identify the 5 stages of grief
  • Identify proper responses to grieving families
  • Understand the theory of hydration
  • Discuss a nurse‚Äôs feelings of helplessness
  • List 3 goals that the nurse should have


Search Courses

Group Plan

Group plans are convenient and cost effective!

Authors Wanted

Earn $$$ as a MyFreeCE Author!