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Pastoral Care Givers and the Terminally Ill

Pastoral Care Givers and the Terminally Ill

Do no harm. This is the key in all medicial practice and pastoral care philosophies. However, the question of causing harm to alleviating suffering has becom… American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: This video looks at a religious and pastoral view on euthanasia and how pastoral care givers should protect life at all times.  The video reviews extraordinary and ordinary conditions in preserving life and their differences.  Do no harm is the ultimate rule of all care givers! #coursesforpastoralcare See on www.youtube.com

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Pastoral Thanatolgy and Fears of the Dying

Pastoral Thanatolgy and Fears of the Dying

Pastoral Thanatology: What Do the Dying Fear Pastoral Thanatology is the study of dying and how to help care for people pastorally.  Hence this title is very appropriate not only in understanding the nature of dying but also helping those in spiritual and mental anguish. Overall this can be a very subjective question because it depends on the spiritual make up of an individual.  Are you an atheist who believes you will cease to exist?  Are you a Hindu, who believes you will probably return as another person?  Are you a Theist and believe that there is a spiritual world of

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Kubler Ross: Pastoral Training

Kubler Ross: Pastoral Training

Pastoral Care and the Psychology of the Patient Kubler Ross, the great pioneer in the study of dying looked at death and dying from a socialogical prism.  Her natural compassion and sympathy for the patient pushed her to great insight in regards to treatment of the patient and care of the “person”.  Within the Pastoral Care field, I think it is important, especially for those in pastoral care within the hospital setting, to study her research regarding the pyschology of the patient within the hosptial. One of the first obersevations is how the patient or person feels upon being admitted into

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pastoral care and thanatology certification

  A few medical institutions have opened their doors to patients’ own dogs and cats, letting them visit along with spouses, children and friends. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: This is a great idea in pastoral care for the dying.  To allow one’s pet to visit can lift the spirits of many.   Pastoral care and thanatology certification deals with issues on end of life issues and death and dying.   See on newoldage.blogs.nytimes.com

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Pastoral Care Courses Help You Deal With Dying.

Pastoral Care Courses Help You Deal With Dying.

Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan has joined a number of medical centers around the country in creating a special emergency room for geriatric patients. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: This is a good idea for elderly who need special needs in an emergency room setting.  Pastoral Care and Thanatology issues are definitely applied here for the elderly.   See on www.nytimes.com

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Three things families need to know about end of life issues

  American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: When a loved one is dying, pastoral care can also be given by the family.  End of life issues are something we will all face.  The family needs to understand that dying is not a medical procedure but a critical event in their loved one’s life and certain social and emotional interaction is needed. #pastoralthanatologycertification See on online.wsj.com

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Video on Pastoral Care in Thanatology

Pastoral Care in Thanatology Certification Program This video reviews the basics of AIHCP’s program in pastoral care in thanatology If you would like to review the courses in pastoral thanatology, then please click here   AIHCP

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End of life: Pastoral Care Certifications

  End of life — Take steps to make your dying loved one comfortable. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: The final days of life are critical for the needs of the dying.  Where to die, what spiritual preparation and how to say goodbye.  These elements sometimes do not befall all who are dying but as pastoral care givers, it is important to try to give everyone the proper dignity that surrounds death.  If you are interested in pastoral care certifications, please click here   See on www.mayoclinic.com

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Pastoral Care of the Dying Video

Pastoral Care: Needs of the Dying Certification If you are interested in Pastoral Care, then this video can direct you to the program at AIHCP in Pastoral Thanatology.  Pastoral care of the dying is important.  This program is designed for health care professionals. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-ybBJMQ1SRI   If you are interested in pastoral thanatology certification, then please click here

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Pastoral Counseling Can Help With Isolation.

Pastoral Counseling Can Help With Isolation.

Regardless of whether people consider themselves lonely, physically being isolated from friends and family comes at a price. American Institute Health Care Professionals‘s insight: This article discusses the pains of growing old not only from a physical point of view but also a social one.  So many elderly die sooner because of isolation from friends and family.  Pastoral Counseling Care can play a pivotal role in preventing this. Check out our site on Pastoral Care Certification and click here See on www.alternet.org