HLTH 331 -- Death and Dying (3)) An examination of the social and psychological implications of the study of death and dying with particular emphasis on their relevance to enhancing the quality of life. Death is viewed as an integral part of life and the final stage of growth, more than a mere biological event. A focus of the course is to provide an understanding of those issues which have an impact upon individuals when going through life-threatening processes. The importance of recognizing needs, nonverbal or symbolic behavior and effective communication is studied along with the impact of loss in the life cycle. Gen Ed: SA credit. Spring.
Instructor: Jones, Mary