Product Detail

Understanding the Needs of the Dying
Audio CD
$49.99 USD
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Product Details
Format:
Audio CD - 1-2 hours   Instructions
Details:
Multi-disc audio recording (1 hour, 35 minutes) with electronic manual and instructions
Author:
DAVID KESSLER
Publisher:
PESI Publishing & Media
Copyright:
6/23/2009
CE Available:
Yes, See CE credit tab for complete continuing education details
Product Code:
ZDK050165
Objectives
  • Learn effective techniques to discuss end of life issues
  • Identify common barriers to hospice
  • Model strategies to manage ICU experiences
  • Define how anticipatory grief shapes the end of life experience for patients and families

Outline
  • Common needs of the dying and ways to meet those needs in different health care settings
  • Hospice – removing the barriers
  • Palliative care – getting your administrators’ attention and making it work
  • Helping patients and families in the ICU
  • Running effective family meetings
  • Anticipatory grief and how it shapes the end of life experience
  • Tools and techniques to effectively communicate end of life issues with families, physicians, staff
Author

DAVID KESSLER

David Kessler, is one of the world’s foremost experts on healing and loss. His experience with thousands of people on the edge of life and death has taught him the secrets to living a happy and fulfilled life.

He is the author of five bestselling books. His first book, The Needs of the Dying, a #1 best-selling hospice book, received praise by Mother Teresa. He co-authored two bestsellers with the legendary Elisabeth Kübler-Ross: On Grief and Grieving and Life Lessons.. His latest book, You Can Heal Your Heart: Finding Peace After Breakup, Divorce or Death, with Louise Hay. He worked with Elizabeth Taylor, Jamie Lee Curtis, and Marianne Williamson when their loved ones faced life-challenging illnesses. He also worked with late actors Anthony Perkins and Michael Landon. David’s work has been discussed in the Los Angeles Times, Business Week and Life Magazine, and has been featured on CNN-Cross Fire, NBC, Fox, PBS, Dr. Oz and Entertainment Tonight. David is a contributing writer on Oprah.com, Dr. Oz’s Sharecare.com, Anderson Cooper 360 and The Huffington Post.

David has a master’s degree in Health Care Bioethics from Loyola Marymount University, he did his undergraduate work at University of Southern California and is a member of the American College of Healthcare Executives. He is a certified AMA/EPEC (Education for Physicians) trainer. He also is the founding chairperson for the Hospital Association of Southern California Palliative Care Committee and spent the last decade as a C-suite executive in a 650 bed – three hospital system in Los Angeles County.

Speaker Disclosures:

Financial: David Kessler is president of David Kessler, Inc. He is an author for Simon & Schuster – New York and receives royalties. Mr. Kessler receives a speaking honorarium from PESI, Inc.

Non-financial: David Kessler has no relevant non-financial relationship to disclose.
Continuing Education Credits
Price includes one CE Certificate. Additional certificates are available for an additional fee; please contact our Customer Service at 1-800-844-8260 for more details.

Listed below are the continuing education credit(s) currently available for this non-interactive self-study package. Please note, your state licensing board dictates whether self study is an acceptable form of continuing education. Please refer to your state rules and regulations.

**Materials that are included in this course may include interventions and modalities that are beyond the authorized practice of mental health professionals. As a licensed professional, you are responsible for reviewing the scope of practice, including activities that are defined in law as beyond the boundaries of practice in accordance with and in compliance with your professions standards.


Addiction Counselors
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This self-study course has been approved by PESI, Inc., as a NAADAC Approved Education Provider, for 1.5 CE in the skill group. NAADAC Provider #77553. PESI, Inc. is responsible for all aspects of their programming. Full attendance is required; no partial credit will be awarded for partial attendance.


Certification in Thanatology: This self-study educational offering is recognized by the Association for Death Education and Counseling to meet the thanatology-related educational contact hour requirements to be Certified in Thanatology: Death, Dying and Bereavement. This course will award 1.5 contact hours to participants.


Counselors
This intermediate self-study activity consists of 1.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from the activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


Marriage & Family Therapists
This self-study activity consists of 1.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please save the course outline, the certificate of completion you receive from this self-study activity and contact your state board or organization to determine specific filing requirements.


Nurses/Nurse Practitioners/Clinical Nurse Specialists
This intermediate activity consists of 1.5 clock hours of continuing education instruction. Credit requirements and approvals vary per state board regulations. Please contact your licensing board to determine if they accept programs or providers approved by other national or state licensing boards. A certificate of attendance will be awarded at the end of the program to participants who are in full attendance and who complete the program evaluation.


Psychologists
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PESI, Inc. is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for this program and its content. PESI, Inc. is offering these self-study materials for 1.5 hours of continuing education credit.


Social Workers
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PESI, Inc., #1062, is approved as a provider for social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB), www.aswb.org through the Approved Continuing Education (ACE) Program. PESI, Inc. maintains responsibility for the program. ASWB Approval Period: January 27, 2017 - January 27, 2020. Licensed Social Workers should contact their regulatory board to determine course approval. Social Workers will receive 1.5 (Clinical) continuing education clock hours for completing this self-study package. Course Level: Intermediate.

Audience
Counselors, Social Workers, Psychologists, Psychotherapists, Therapists, Addiction Counselors, Marriage & Family Therapists, Case Managers, Nurses, Other Mental Health Professionals