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  Learning Objectives

Upon completion of this course, you will be able to:

  1. Recognize the differences in the way people experienced serious illness and death in 1900 as compared to now.
  2. Recognize examples of how illness and death have been viewed as community-enriching experiences in long-lasting indigenous cultures.
  3. Identify the most important thing to do to when giving emotional support to a person who has a life-threatening illness.
  4. List at least five effective responses to support a person who’s struggling.
  5. Describe what it takes to be a healing presence.
  6. Identify one reliable source of healing resources and support for people who are living with life-threatening illnesses.