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Pastoral Thanatology Certification Article on Palliative Care Nurses

Pastoral Thanatology Certification Article on Palliative Care Nurses

Palliative care nurses have a special calling to help the dying.  Palliative care nurses should consider earning a certification in Pastoral Thanatology.  Please review our Pastoral Thanatology Certification The article, What’s It Like to Be a Palliative Care Nurse?, by Lisa J. Webster, RN, BSN, CHPN states, “My last semester of nursing school was on the acute medical and surgical oncology unit at Virginia Commonwealth University Health Center in Richmond, Virginia. I felt passionate for caring for these oncology patients who were struck with newly diagnosed, life-threatening cancers of all types. They showed such courage and strength in the face of the

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Pastoral Thanatology Program Article On The Cost Of Dying

Pastoral Thanatology Program Article On The Cost Of Dying

Good article about the cost of dying.   Many people do not prepare for this and it can cost more than one thinks If you would like to learn more, then please review our Pastoral Thanatology Program The article, “The financial cost of death and dying” by Bina Brown states, “The death of a loved one can be hard enough to deal with without the extra worry about the cost of carrying out their wishes. Key decisions — including the executor of the will, whether to die at home or whether you are buried among the trees or cremated —

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Pastoral Thanatology Article on Discussing End of Life Issuea

Pastoral Thanatology Article on Discussing End of Life Issuea

Good article on the importance of not waiting to the last second to discuss death and death wishes.  It is not as morbid as one would think but smart and in all reality a healthy acceptance of life itself.  By accepting death, we can live life to its most fullest. If you would like to learn more about care of the dying or would like to become certified in Pastoral Thanatology then please review the program The article, “Don’t wait: Now’s the time to discuss end-of-life care” by Robert Powell states, “Half of Americans say people in the U.S. have

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Pastoral Thanatology Program Article On Dying

Pastoral Thanatology Program Article On Dying

Good article that discusses knowing the dying process and the phases and emotions that go with it Please also review our Pastoral Thanatology Program The article, “The dying process: What to expect when someone is close to death” by Bianca Nogrady states “Hollywood has a lot to answer for when it comes to our ideas of what death looks like. The majority of deaths on screen are violent, bloody, traumatic affairs, with few realistic portrayals of what a death from illness or so-called “natural causes” actually looks like. Little wonder we have such a fear of death, and especially of being

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Pastoral Thanatology Program Article on Palliative Care

Pastoral Thanatology Program Article on Palliative Care

Palliative care is truly more about living than dying because it involves living as best as you can during your final days Please also review our Pastoral Thanatology Program Also, please review the article, Dying Matters: ‘palliative care is more about living than dying’, say Sobell House staff, by Sophie Grubb “EVEN for those who witness it in their daily work, death is always a difficult subject. But Sobell House staff are experts in making sure patients are as comfortable as can be before they take their final breath. Earlier this week the Oxford Mail featured the Headington hospice’s new

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Pastoral Thanatology Program Article On Dying Well

Pastoral Thanatology Program Article On Dying Well

Dying well seems contradictory but it is true that since death is unavoidable that we must learn how to die gracefully and also in a dignified way.  Palliative care, as well as hospice can help those who are lucky enough to be in the position to experience it, but some individuals do not die as comfortably as they could, at least from a physical experience.  Albeit, some people depending on the nature of their death cannot, there are many who undergo many unnecessary troubles before death Please also review our Pastoral Thanatology Program. The article, How to Die Well, by

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Pastoral Thanatology Program Article on End of Life Care and Quality of Life

Pastoral Thanatology Program Article on End of Life Care and Quality of Life

Good article about the importance of end of life care as not only a service but an important ingredient for better life.  Qualify of life includes dignity in dying and end of life care can help others die with respect, comfort and the necessary care Please also review our Pastoral Thanatology Program The article ,Palliative Care is Vital for Improved Quality of Life, by Barbara Jones states, “In a recent CNN debate about health care, Texas Sen. Ted Cruz claimed people confronted with life-threatening diseases who receive palliative care services were “essentially doped up with some drugs” and told “well, now

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Pastoral Thanatology Training Program Article on Healthcare and Retirement

Good article about healthcare and retirement and the raising costs.   Please also review our Pastoral Thanatology Training Program to learn more. The article, The Real Cost of Health Care in Retirement, by Reshma Kapadia states, “Health care can be one of the biggest costs in retirement, yet it is notoriously difficult to estimate—and too often people assume Medicare will cover either everything or nothing, neither of which is true. Understanding Medicare is like learning about the birds and the bees: Until they experience it themselves, most people base their assumptions on anecdotes and misinformation, which means there can be

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Pastoral Thanatology Program Article on High Costs of Hospice

Pastoral Thanatology Program Article on High Costs of Hospice

Care for the dying and elderly is rising.  This article looks at the rising prices. If you are interested in pastoral thanatology program, then please review our program The article, “High costs give palliative care increased industry interest”, by Meg Bryant states, “Efforts to improve palliative care are growing as both providers and payers struggle to control costs and provide quality end-of-life care. A recent Kaiser Family Foundation report found roughly 25% of Medicare dollars are spent on beneficiaries in the last year of life for services including hospitalization, post-acute care and hospice. Palliative care is medical care that’s been

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Pastoral Thanatology Training Article on Myths About Hospice

Pastoral Thanatology Training Article on Myths About Hospice

Great article that lists myths and misconceptions about hospice.  Hospice is a critical part of care for the dying and is important for many people to have the comfort they need in meeting the afterlife. If you would like to learn more about Pastoral Thanatology training then please review the program The article,”hospice-common-myths-and-misconceptions-busted” by Becky Jenniges, states “Welcome to the first in a series of articles that exposes common myths and misconceptions surrounding hospice care. The goal of this series is to set the record straight by addressing these myths with honesty and integrity. Our hope is that the education provided