This is an exciting course. Caring for the Dying and Bereaved are fundamental and Pervasive aspects of the human experience. Individuals and societies can only achieve fullness of living by understanding and appreciating these realities. The absence of such understanding and appreciation may result in unnecessary suffering, loss of dignity, alienation, and diminished quality of living. Therefore, education about Caring for the Dying and Bereaved is an essential component of the educational process at all levels both formal and informal.
Textbook:Cultural Issues in End-of-Life Decision Making: Sage Publications Inc., Kathryn L. Braun, James H. Pietsch, and Patricia L/ Blanchette. 2000. ISBN: 0-7619-1217-7