Examines concepts of immortality related to death, dying, grief and bereavement including Western philosophical and religious beliefs. Topics include an examination of contemporary perspectives towards death, dying, and bereavement practices within Roman Catholic, Protestant, Jewish, Muslim, Buddhist and Native American communities. Emphasis on practical/effective spiritual care techniques for assisting individuals, families, and health care providers in their quest for meaning, growth and transition through the dying and grieving process.

3.0Credits