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Study Guide

Loss, Grief, Death and Dying


READ CAREFULLY:

  1. Taylor, Lillis, & LeMone, Chapter 33 (pp. 780-812)
  2. Class lecture notes off the Internet

TERMS TO KNOW:

  1. Active euthanasia
  2. Actual loss
  3. Anticipatory loss
  4. Assisted suicide
  5. Bereavement
  6. Comfort measures only
  7. Death
  8. Do-not-hospitalize
  9. Do-not-resuscitate
  10. Dysfunctional grief
  11. Grief
  12. Hospice
  13. Loss
  14. Mourning
  15. Perceived loss
  16. Physical loss
  17. Psychologic loss
  18. Terminal illness
  19. Terminal wean

LEARNING ACTIVITIES:

  1. Lecture
  2. Discussion
  3. Read the following PRIOR to class:
    1. Taylor, Lillis, & LeMone, Chapter 33 (pp. 780-812)
    2. Class lecture notes off the Internet

STUDY QUESTIONS TO REVIEW FOR TEST:

  1. Types of loss.
  2. Categories of loss.
  3. Types of grief reactions.
  4. Engel's stages of grief reactions.
  5. Kubler-Ross' stages of grief reactions and death and dying.
  6. Signs of grief.
  7. Common interventions for grieving clients.
  8. Definitions of death.
  9. Changes in the body after death.
  10. Factors influencing loss, grief, death, and dying.
  11. Common interventions for dying clients.
  12. Postmortem care.
  13. Key features of hospice care.

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