Mindfulness and Awareness in End-of-Life Care
An 8-week online training for professionals and trained volunteers currently serving in end-of-life care or interested in entering this field.
With Christine Longaker, Kirsten DeLeo, Ann Allgere, MD, Karen Wyatt, MD, Rosamund Oliver, Ian Gawler, John Baugher Phd, and Youske Eto LMSW
The course offers time-tested and practical contemplative methods to care for people at the end of life. Students learn and experience mindfulness and meditation techniques along with their practical application in self-care, how to build therapeutic relationships with dying patients and families, communication and working with care teams.
Contemplative approach to end-of-life care
Being present with suffering and dying
Communicating about death
Addressing the fears of dying and responding to the needs of patients and clients
Supporting a terminally ill person to find meaning, heal relationships and say good-bye
Working with family dynamics and supporting families
Dignity, spirituality and quality at the end of life
Creating a peaceful environment – spiritual care at the bedside
This course is part of our Certificate in Contemplative End-of-Life Care Program.
CE contact hours
This course has been approved for 8 Continuing Education Contact Hours by the Association of Professional Chaplains and by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 15607. The Association for Death Education and Counseling® has deemed this program as counting toward the continuing education requirements for the ADEC CT and FT program.
How does online learning work
Winter / Spring / Fall Sessions
Next course: Winter Session, Jan 14 - Mar 9 / 2020