Please read the Introduction to Death and Dying, The Most Common Causes of Death, The Process of Dying,and 5 Stages of Loss found in Module 11.
Please read Palliative Care and Hospice and Bereavement and Grief found in Module 11.
Please respond to the following questions:
1. Have you ever had to cope with the loss of a loved one? If so, what concepts described in this section provide context that may help you understand your experience and process of grieving?
(If you have not experienced the loss of a loved one, which concepts do you think would provide context? )
2. If were you were diagnosed with a terminal illness would you choose hospice care or a traditional death in a hospital ? Why?