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Graduate Course Proposal Form Submission Detail - NGR6931

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Current Status: Approved, Permanent Archive - 2003-09-04
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  1. Department and Contact Information

    Tracking Number Date & Time Submitted
    2063 2003-05-22
     
    Department College Budget Account Number
    Nursing NR 620100020
     
    Contact Person Phone Email
    Susan Mcmillan 9749188 smcmilla@hsc.usf.edu

  2. Course Information

    Prefix Number Full Title
    NGR 6931 Counseling for the Terminally Ill

    Is the course title variable? N
    Is a permit required for registration? N
    Are the credit hours variable? N
    Is this course repeatable?
    If repeatable, how many times? 0

    Credit Hours Section Type Grading Option
    3 C - Class Lecture (Primarily) R - Regular
     
    Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum)
    Couns Terminal Ill
     
    Course Online? Percentage Online
    -

    Prerequisites

    none

    Corequisites

    none

    Course Description

    PRovides specialized psychological and psychosocial content with a focus on the principles and techniques for conducting psychosocial counseling with terminally ill patients.


  3. Justification

    A. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course.

    x

    B. What is the need or demand for this course? (Indicate if this course is part of a required sequence in the major.) What other programs would this course service?

    x

    C. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times?

    x

    D. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.)

    x


  4. Other Course Information

    A. Objectives

    1. Discuss the quest for meaning in illness, death, and dying.2. Apply models of grief and bereavement to persons who are facing death and persons who have experienced a loss.3. Differentiate among the psychodynamic model, the client centered model and the cognitive behavioral model in planning counseling for the dying client.4. Identify individuals for whom group therapy might be beneficial.5. Assess individuals for pathologic grief in order to make appropriate referrals.

    B. Learning Outcomes

    1. Discuss the quest for meaning in illness, death, and dying.2. Apply models of grief and bereavement to persons who are facing death and persons who have experienced a loss.3. Differentiate among the psychodynamic model, the client centered model and the cognitive behavioral model in planning counseling for the dying client.4. Identify individuals for whom group therapy might be beneficial.5. Assess individuals for pathologic grief in order to make appropriate referrals.

    C. Major Topics

    I. The Quest for Meaning in Illness, Dying, Death, and BereavementII. GriefIII. BereavementIV. The Dying Patientórespecting the stage at which the patient is functioning as death approaches. Death and the dying patientV.

    D. Textbooks

    SELECTED REFERENCES 1. Burton M, Watson M (1998) Counseling People with Cancer. New York: Wiley & Sons.2. Strack S (ed.) (1997) Death and the Quest for Meaning. Northvale, NJ: Jason Aronson.3. Rando TA (1984) Grief, Dying, and Death: Clinical Interventions for Caregivers. Champaign, IL: Research Press Company.4. Rando TA (2000) Clinical Dimensions of Anticipatory Mourning: Theory and Practice in Working with the Dying, Their Loved Ones, and Their Caregivers. Champaign, IL: Research Press Company.Worden JW (1991) Grief Counseling and Grief Therapy: A Handbook for the Mental Health Practitioner

    E. Course Readings, Online Resources, and Other Purchases

    F. Student Expectations/Requirements and Grading Policy

    G. Assignments, Exams and Tests

    H. Attendance Policy

    I. Policy on Make-up Work

    J. Program This Course Supports


  5. Course Concurrence Information



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