The Changing Nature of Dying

The Changing Nature of Dying

Expiration Date: 7/31/19

If you are a member of SC AHEC this course is free with an enrollment key which you may obtain from the AHEC contact person within your organization.

If you are purchasing this course the cost is $25.00 payable through PayPal when you enroll.

Purpose/Goal:Participant will gain knowledge and skills to broaden and enrich delivery of services to clients.


Course Description: The purpose of this course is for participants to describe the way death and dying has changed over the last century.

Instructor: Jennifer Holland MSW, LMSW

Target Audience: Social Workers, Nurses, and other interested healthcare professionals

Learning Outcomes: After completing this activity, the participant will be able to:

Identify three distinct changes over the last century in the way that people die.
Describe ways that personal attitudes toward death have evolved over time.
Identify societal and personal factors that diminish negative attitudes toward death.

Length of Course: 60 minutes

Successful completion of the program requires a passing score of 80 percent on the post test and a completed evaluation by the participant.


Continuing Education Credit:

Licensed Nurses: Upstate AHEC is accredited as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

Upon successful completion of this program, attendees will receive 1 contact hour.

Counselors and Therapists: This program has been approved for 1 hour of continuing education by SC AHEC under its accreditation by the SC Board of Examiners for Licensure of Professional Counselors, Marriage and Family Therapists and Psycho-Educational Specialists.

Social Workers: This program has been approved for 1 clock hour of social work continuing education by Upstate AHEC, as part of the SC AHEC system, under its accreditation by the SC Board of Social Work Examiners.

Upstate AHEC Credit: This program is approved for 0.1 CEUs (1 clock hour) by Upstate AHEC and meets the SC AHEC Best Practice Standards.


Disclosure Statement:
Upstate AHEC's conflict of interest policy requires faculty to disclose any real or apparent commercial financial affiliations related to the content of their presentations/materials.

The speaker(s) has/have signed a vested interest form declaring no conflict of interest in educational activities.

Provisions of this educational activity by Upstate AHEC does not imply endorsement by Upstate AHEC or ANCC of any commercial products displayed in conjunction with this activity.



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