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The Good Death: The New American Search to Reshape the End of Life (1997 Edition)

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This extensive work is the culmination of six years of collecting information, stories, and philosophical perspectives on dying. Of particular concern are complicated issues that arise from technology that keeps humans alive longer than in any other time in history. Whether you are presently working with a dying person, or facing your own death or death of a loved one, this book will prove to be helpful.

This course is based on the , The Good Death: The New American Search to Reshape the End of Life (1997 Edition) created by By Marilyn Webb

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By Marilyn Webb

Marilyn Webb is a journalist who began her investigative writing about dying as a personal quest to mourn the death of her 13-year-old sister.

By Marilyn Webb authored the material only, and was not involved in creating this CE course. They are identified here for your own evaluation of the relevancy of the material this course is based on.

Course Creator

Keith Gibson, Ph.D.

Course Objectives:

  1. to discuss how dying has become more complicated by the availability of advanced technology

  2. to describe how the complexities of dying affect loved one’s families

  3. to explain the philosophy and practices of hospice-facilitated dying

Materials for Course The Good Death: The New American Search to Reshape the End of Life (1997 Edition)

Materials for Course The Good Death: The New American Search to Reshape the End of Life (1997 Edition)

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Course Number 100243
16 credit hours
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