ERIC Number: ED203148
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1981-Jun
Reference Count: N/A
Hospice Education Program for Nurses. Health Manpower References.
HCS, Inc., Potomac, MD.
This publication contains a curriculum to prepare nurses for delivery of hospice care for the terminally ill. It provides training manuals for both participant and facilitator in a preservice or inservice Hospice Education Program. Each manual (participant and facilitator) includes nine modules: (1) Hospice Care Concept; (2) Communication Skills; (3) Concepts of Death, Dying, and Grief; (4) Family Dynamics and Family Counseling; (5) Managing Personal and Organizational Stress in the Care of the Dying; (6) Understanding the Process of Dying and the Death Event Itself; (7A) Pharmacology; (7B) Pain and Symptom Management; (8) Interdisciplinary Team; and (9) Ethical and Legal Issues in the Care of the Terminally Ill. The participant manual may contain any or all of the following: purposes and goals, module content, learning objectives, module outline, informational materials and/or articles, learning activities, exercises, and bibliography. The facilitator manual provides a detailed outline of each of the nine modules and a step-by-step description of the methods to be used in module presentation. These instructions include a sequential outline of lecture material, discussion points, large and small group exercises, and audiovisual presentations. Appendixes to the facilitator manual include Guidelines for the Clinical Practicum and Evaluation with pretests, posttests, and evaluation for module, course, teacher, and practicum. (YLB)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Communication Skills, Course Descriptions, Curriculum Guides, Death, Ethics, Family Counseling, Grief, Group Dynamics, Inservice Education, Interpersonal Competence, Laws, Learning Activities, Learning Modules, Medical Services, Nursing, Nursing Education, Patients, Pharmacology, Postsecondary Education, Teaching Guides
Superintendent of Documents. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, DC 20402.
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Health Resources Administration (DHHS/PHS), Hyattsville, MD. Div. of Nursing.
Authoring Institution: HCS, Inc., Potomac, MD.