The purpose of this comprehensive course is to provide an overview of end-of-life issues, including understanding terms used to describe care at the end of life, NASW standards for social workers in palliative care and hospice, the process of facing death, palliative and hospice care, grief and bereavement, the moral and ethical challenges of suffering near the end of life and finally, spiritual considerations. This course is worth 6 CEUs.
After completion of the End of Life Care workshop module, learners will be able to:
- Identify the elements of a Good Death.
- Describe NASW standards and roles for social workers in end-of-life care.
- Identify stages of grief and bereavement.
- Identify spiritual issues in end-of-life care.
- Educate clients about advance directives benefits of the WV e-Directive Registry.