Death, Dying and Our Attitudes

Course # 0084

Purpose

The purpose of this course is to examine how our culture experiences death and dying.

Description

Death, Dying and Our Attitudes is a 1 hour continuing education course that provides a snapshot of how Americans view death and dying. The course lists 15 leading causes of death in the United States. It reviews and differentiates death and dying in the past and present. The course ends by examining factors that influence our attitudes about death and dying.

Learning Objectives

1. List 15 leading causes of death in the United States 2. Review death and dying in the United States in the past and present 3. Examine factors influencing our attitudes about a death and dying

Criteria for Successful Completion

To receive continuing education credit for this program, you must complete the entire course, including registration, viewing the video program, taking the post-test and obtaining a score of at least 70% or better, and completing the program evaluation. (Social workers must obtain at least an 80% or better score.) If you do not score a 70% or better, (80% for social workers) you may take the exam again as many times as necessary to receive a passing score. When a score of 70% (80% for social workers) or better is achieved, you will be able to move forward to the evaluation and receive your certificate online.

This Course is Approved for the Following Professionals

Nurses

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