Psychological and Social Issues in Palliative Care

Course: PSY5611

This course is part of the following part-time on campus and/or online program(s):

Feelings of grief and loss are frequently experienced by the families, loved ones, and care providers of the terminally ill. The impact of personal experience, as well as social and spiritual factors on the grieving process are examined. Students explore theories of death and dying, bereavement, as well as the concept of family systems. Through large and small group discussion and reflective practice techniques, students explore the impact of loss on patients and families, as well as the importance of self-care for palliative care professionals.

All sections for this course are in progress.