Skip to main content

Bereavement Support for Family Caregivers: The Gap Between Guidelines and Practice in Palliative Care

About the Course:

This course looks at bereavement care practices of palliative service providers. Surveys of bereaved family caregivers reveals that individuals believe they need more or different services than they received. Key terms: Bereavement; palliative care; end-of-life.

This course is based on the article, Bereavement support for family caregivers: The gap between guidelines and practice in palliative care created by Samar M. Aoun, MPH, PhD, et al. in 2017.

Publication Date:

2017

Course Material Authors

Course Material Authors authored the material only, and were 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.

Samar M. Aoun, MPH, PhD
Dr. Aoun is a Professor of Palliative Care at La Trobe University. She has published more than 100 articles in peer reviewed journals and many of those articles cover end of life issues and bereavement.
Bruce Rumbold
Bruce Rumbold holds postgraduate qualifications in physics, pastoral care and health social science, and has published in all three fields
Denise Howting
Denise is a Research Officer at The University of Western Australia Centre for Medical Research. She has published multiple articles on palliative care and end of life issues.

Course Creator

Barbara F. McMillan, LPC
Barbara McMillan, BA, MS, EdD, LPC has 35 years of experience as a therapist, clinical director, and administrator in mental health and substance abuse programs. She holds degrees in psychology and education, and has been a licensed professional counselor and supervising counselor for many years. After 18 years in various roles in private and public mental health settings, she became a full-time college psychology and sociology instructor.

Recommended For:

Counselors, marriage and family therapists, psychologists and social workers. This course is appropriate for all levels of knowledge. This content is at an intermediate level.

Course Objectives:

After taking this course, you should be able to:

  1. Describe characteristics of patients and family members who did and who did not receive palliative care.
  2. Distinguish among the settings of palliative care regarding bereavement service provision.
  3. Discuss the difference between standard of care and current practice in providing bereavement services in palliative care.

Exam Questions

All exam questions for the course are visible on this page for members of CE-Credit.com.

Membership is free, and you can register today! You'll only pay when you're ready to purchase a course, or if you take advantage of the Unlimited Package.

If you're already a member, please sign in to see the exam questions for this and all other courses.

Discuss this course

When you're an Unlimited CE or Pay As You Go member you can discuss this course after you pass the exam.

Sign In or Register to get started.

FAQs

  • Is this course approved for my continuing education requirements?

    Yes, most likely. Look Up Your State Board for more detailed information. Logged-in site members will see the relevant approval information displayed in the Approvals tab for every course.

  • Do you have accommodations for my disability (ADA)?

    If you are having trouble using CE-Credit.com, please contact us! We would be happy to accommodate your needs right away, and your input will help us make CE-Credit.com more accessible for future users too.

  • How do I enroll in this course?

    Use the Enroll In This Course button and just follow the instructions! You don't pay anything until you're ready to take an exam.

  • What do I have to do to complete the course?

    To complete the course, review the course objectives, then review the material, and then pass the exam with a score of 75% or greater and lastly complete an evaluation.

  • How do I access the materials?

    Most of our courses are based on online articles available for free to the public. Some courses, such as those based on books, require that you purchase the material. Use the Materials tab above for more info. You don't need to enroll in the course to access materials, whether free or paid. So you always know what you're getting into before you commit to taking the exam.

  • How do I get my certificate?

    Your certificate(s) will be available to download or email immediately when you pass the course exam and complete the evaluation.

  • Can I contact you for more help?

    Yes! Use the Help widget at the bottom-right of the screen anywhere on CE-Credit.com to search our help docs, or to ask our support team for help. Unlike most of our competitors, CE-Credit.com has live US-based support reps to help you by email, chat, or phone.

Course Number 102743
1 CE credit hour
Sign in for credit hours relevant to your credentials.

  • Reading-Based Online
Exam Fee $5.97
There's no exam fee with an Unlimited CE membership! Read More

No Cost Materials

261 members have taken this course

Try a free CE course.

Get started by trying a free course of your choice. No payment info required!

Sign Up Free

View all free trial courses

Happy therapist using CE-Credit.com