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Learn to Be a Healing Presence
Part 1: What Is Our Situation?
We’ve Forgotten that Illness and Death Are as Normal as Conception and Birth
Is Denial of Our Mortality “Natural”?
Physicians Are Often Reluctant to Talk Clearly and Openly with Patients about Quality of Life and Quality of Death Issues
Talk with People about Their End of Life Priorities
Four Easy Kits for Talking about End-of-Life Choices
Hospice or Hospital for End-of-Life Care?
It's Not Clear Cut: Remember that Each Life and Death Is Unique
Part 2: What Can We Do About It?
The Most Important Thing to Do Is Listen
19 NON-Effective Responses to Hearing a Person Struggle
10 Effective Responses to Hearing a Person Struggle
How Can You Talk about Serious Illness or Death with Someone Who Avoids Talking about It?
Honor the Person’s Values and Remember Not to Judge Them
Be a Healing Presence
What Else Does It Take to Be a Healing Presence?
Self-Compassion is Required to Be a Healing Presence
How I Act Toward Myself in Difficult Times
Thinking, Doing, Integrating, and Being
4-Question Test & Course Evaluation (Required)
Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:
Recognize the differences in the way people experienced serious illness and death in 1900 as compared to now.
Recognize examples of how illness and death have been viewed as community-enriching experiences in long-lasting indigenous cultures.
Identify the most important thing to do to when giving emotional support to a person who has a life-threatening illness.
List at least five effective responses to support a person who’s struggling.
Describe what it takes to be a healing presence.
Identify one reliable source of healing resources and support for people who are living with life-threatening illnesses.