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Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Preparatory Grief

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Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Preparatory Grief

University of Arizona College of Medicine
Author(s):  
Meredith MacKenzie Greenle PhD RN
Sponsor: 
Donald W. Reynolds Foundation
Geriatric Education Center (GEC)
Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program (GWEP)
POGOe Id: 
20940
Date Posted: 
08/02/2018
Date Reviewed/Updated for Clinical Accuracy: 
05/22/2018
Abstract: 

Preparatory Grief is one of a continuing series of practical, evidence based, Provider Fact Sheets which summarize key geriatric topics and provide clinically useful assessments and interventions. Initially developed for remote, rural clinical sites, they are useful for students and health care professionals from many fields and across a very broad range of health care settings.

Educational objectives: 

After reading this issue of Elder Care, you should be able to…

  1. Define preparatory grief
  2. Distinguish preparatory grief from depression
  3. Provide emotional support for a person experiencing preparatory grief
Additional information/Special implementation requirements or guidelines: 

Subscribers to POGOe are free to reprint Elder Care on their own stationery or in other publications without obtaining specific permission, so long as

  1. content is not changed,
  2. no one is charged a fee to use or read the publication,
  3. authors and their affiliated institutions are noted without change, and
  4. the reprint includes the following statement: “Reprinted courtesy of the Arizona Reynolds Program of Applied Geriatrics and the Arizona Geriatric Education Center."

The materials are also available from http://www.reynolds.med.arizona.edu/EduProducts/El....

Content Categories: 
Learning resource types: 
Estimated time to complete: 
30 minutes
Conflict of Interest Disclosure: 
No, I (we) have nothing to disclose.
Contact Person/Corresponding Author:
Laura Vitkus MPH lvitkus@aging.arizona.edu


Suggested Citation:
Meredith Mackenzie. Elder Care: A Resource for Interprofessional Providers: Preparatory Grief. POGOe - Portal of Geriatrics Online Education; 2018 Available from: https://pogoe.org/productid/20940