Death is a universal and inevitable event that, of course, crosses all ethnic, cultural, and religious lines. Yet, each individual perceives and experiences death differently. Culture, religion and spirituality influence end-of-life decisions; therefore, it is vital for those who provide direct care for dying patients and their families to have general knowledge on the culture and religion/spiritual faiths of the individuals they provide care for.
This curriculum is designed for direct care hospital staff who work with older adults in select hospitals in Los Angeles county. The intent of this curriculum is to provide the participant with information on cultural and religious/spiritual beliefs and practices; further, it is the expectation that the knowledge acquired will be applied to improve patient care.
|School:||California State University, Long Beach|
|School Location:||United States -- California|
|Source:||MAI 48/02M, Masters Abstracts International|
|Subjects:||Religion, Health education, Social work, Spirituality|
Copyright in each Dissertation and Thesis is retained by the author. All Rights Reserved
The supplemental file or files you are about to download were provided to ProQuest by the author as part of a
dissertation or thesis. The supplemental files are provided "AS IS" without warranty. ProQuest is not responsible for the
content, format or impact on the supplemental file(s) on our system. in some cases, the file type may be unknown or
may be a .exe file. We recommend caution as you open such files.
Copyright of the original materials contained in the supplemental file is retained by the author and your access to the
supplemental files is subject to the ProQuest Terms and Conditions of use.
Depending on the size of the file(s) you are downloading, the system may take some time to download them. Please be