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.

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

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

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Course 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

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