About the course
This course takes a deep dive into the challenges families and friends of a patient with serious illness face and how you can care for and support them as a provider, social worker or family friend. Supporting Families and Caregivers especially focuses on the children of a patient with serious illness and their caregiver, and teaches you the best way to empower them to get the support they need. By the end of this course, you will be able to provide critical avenues of support for the people who are instrumental to your patients care, wellbeing and quality of life.
What you will learn
- Describe several interventions to help with the emotions and coping of being a family member or caregiver of someone with serious illness.
- Conduct a basic screen for appropriate adjustment in children.
- Define caregiver burden and how to screen for it.
Because of COVID-19, many providers are cancelling or postponing in-person programs or providing online participation options.
We are happy to help you find a suitable online alternative.