After studying Module 7: Lecture Materials & Resources, discuss the following:
Grief: define and describe the physical symptoms, psychological and social responses and its spiritual aspects.
Summarize the types of grief.
Although death is a universal human experience, please specify culture-specific considerations that exist regarding attitudes toward the loss of a loved one, including age (child or older adult) and cause of death.
Your initial post should be at least 500 words, formatted and cited in current APA style with support from at least 2 academic sources. Your initial post is worth 8 points.
Gerontological Transitions & End of Life Matters
Read and watch the lecture resources & materials below early in the week to help you respond to the discussion questions and to complete your assignment(s).
Meiner, S. E., & Yeager, J. J. (2019).
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Supplemental Materials & Resources
Visit the CINAHL Complete under the A-to-Z Databases on the University Library’s website and locate the articles below:
Ellington, L., Reblin, M., Clayton, M. F., Berry, P., & Mooney, K. (2012). Hospice Nurse Communication with Patients with Cancer and their Family Caregivers.Journal of Palliative Medicine,15(3), 262–268.
Duke, G., Thompson, S. & Hastie, M. (2007). Factors influencing completion of advanced directives in hospitalized patients. Journal of Palliative Nursing, 13(1), 39-43.
Bockhold, C., Hughes, R., & Ashley, K. (2016). The ethics of opioids for chronic noncancer pain. Nursing 2016, 46(10), 63-67.