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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. Date & Time Submitted: 2003-05-22
  2. Department: Nursing
  3. College: NR
  4. Budget Account Number: 620100020
  5. Contact Person: Susan Mcmillan
  6. Phone: 9749188
  7. Email: smcmilla@hsc.usf.edu
  8. Prefix: NGR
  9. Number: 6931
  10. Full Title: Counseling for the Terminally Ill
  11. Credit Hours: 3
  12. Section Type: C - Class Lecture (Primarily)
  13. Is the course title variable?: N
  14. Is a permit required for registration?: N
  15. Are the credit hours variable?: N
  16. Is this course repeatable?:
  17. If repeatable, how many times?: 0
  18. Abbreviated Title (30 characters maximum): Couns Terminal Ill
  19. Course Online?: -
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  21. Grading Option: R - Regular
  22. Prerequisites: none
  23. Corequisites: none
  24. Course Description: PRovides specialized psychological and psychosocial content with a focus on the principles and techniques for conducting psychosocial counseling with terminally ill patients.

  25. Please briefly explain why it is necessary and/or desirable to add this course: x
  26. 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
  27. Has this course been offered as Selected Topics/Experimental Topics course? If yes, how many times? x
  28. What qualifications for training and/or experience are necessary to teach this course? (List minimum qualifications for the instructor.) x
  29. 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.
  30. 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.
  31. 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.
  32. 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
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