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Beginner Level
Approx. 15 hours to complete
English

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Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

Week
1

Week 1

3 hours to complete

Introduction to Common Psycho-Social-Spiritual Concerns

3 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 52 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
11 videos
What Are Common Psychological Concerns?2m
What Are Common Social Concerns?1m
What Are Common Spiritual Concerns?4m
Feeling Out of Control4m
Who Can I Count On When I'm Sick?7m
Sexuality6m
Body Image4m
Financial Stress3m
Income5m
Health Insurance8m
5 readings
About Us: Palliative Care Specialization Team at CU Anschutz10m
Easing Psycho-Social-Spiritual Concerns Information10m
A View On Common Concerns10m
Easing Relational Stress10m
Sexuality and Body Image1h
1 practice exercise
Introduction to Common Concerns Assessment30m
Week
2

Week 2

3 hours to complete

How Sad Is Too Sad?

3 hours to complete
9 videos (Total 41 min), 5 readings, 1 quiz
9 videos
Losses with Serious Illness5m
Grief: Waves of Sadness8m
Caregivers Also Grieve3m
Easing Caregiver Burden3m
Life Has Lost Its Meaning4m
How To Tell If Someone is Depressed?5m
Depression or Demoralization?2m
Desire For Hastened Death7m
5 readings
Grief: Waves of Sadness30m
Easing Caregiver Burden10m
Life Has Lost Its Meaning30m
Depression or Demoralization?30m
Desire For Hastened Death15m
1 practice exercise
How Sad is Too Sad Assessment30m
Week
3

Week 3

3 hours to complete

Anxiety and Coping

3 hours to complete
10 videos (Total 48 min), 7 readings, 1 quiz
10 videos
Anxiety & Serious Illness: What's Normal?5m
Death Anxiety4m
How You Can Help Ease Anxiety5m
Ways People Cope with Serious Illness?3m
Spirituality and Coping with Serious Illness3m
Helping People Cope with Serious Illness8m
Provide Support and Care in the Last Days of Life5m
Comfort Care Plans5m
Care of the Body2m
7 readings
Read this before the next lecture10m
What's Normal?10m
Death Anxiety10m
How You Can Help Ease Anxiety30m
Helping People Cope with Serious Illness10m
Provide Support and Care in the Last Days of Life30m
Comfort Care Plans30m
1 practice exercise
Anxiety and Coping Assessment30m
Week
4

Week 4

2 hours to complete

Easing Spiritual Distress

2 hours to complete
11 videos (Total 47 min), 5 readings, 2 quizzes
11 videos
Spiritual or Religious?3m
Respectful Spiritual Conversations6m
Core Values Defined2m
Tips for SNAP5m
Why is Meaning Making Important?4m
Ways to Understand Serious Illness: Moral and Biomedical5m
Ways to Understand Serious Illness: Social and Energy Body4m
Spiritual Distress or Spiritual Crisis?5m
What are Miracles?5m
Keeping Hope Alive3m
5 readings
Watch this video before the lecture5m
Core Values and Tips for SNAP (Optional)2m
Ways to Understand Serious Illness20m
Spiritual Distress or Spiritual Crisis?10m
Keeping Hope Alive10m
2 practice exercises
Ways To Understand Illness10m
Easing Spiritual Distress Assessment30m

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