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Coping with Loss: Webinar Video and Slides

Aimee Sharp
Author | Shield HealthCare
02/13/17  11:40 AM PST

If you would like to view our recorded webinar “Coping with Loss: Understanding the process of grieving and providing strategies for coping with bereavement and grief” presented by Barbara E. West, RN, MSN, CWOCN of Capital Nursing Education, please watch the video above.

Click here to open a new tab where you can download a PDF of the slides.

CE credits are not available for watching this recorded webinar. Please click here for a list of our upcoming webinars, some with CE credit available.

This webinar will explore the difficulties when facing a loss through death. Bereavement, literally “loss through death,” is a personal and unique process for individuals. At the end of this program, participants will be able to answer these questions:

  • Name three emotions commonly experienced during bereavement.
  • What are three symptoms that you might experience with grief?
  • Describe three strategies for coping with grief.
  • Explain three ways you can help someone else through their grief.

Knowing strategies for navigating the difficulties of bereavement and grief will help you to better cope with this difficult transition. It will also teach you how to help others as they go through the process.

Barbara West, RNAbout Barbara E. West, RN, MSN, CWOCN

Barbara West received her Masters of Nursing at Yale University in 1993 and her Wound Ostomy Continence Certification from Emory University in 2011. Barbara has 12 years’ experience in hospice, and her experience in home health includes working with patients of all ages for both UC Davis Medical Center and Sutter. She has held several positions within the Kaiser Organization, most recently working at the Kaiser Vacaville, Morse Avenue and South Sacramento in-patient facilities performing full-scope ostomy and wound care. She has also provided full-scope wound/ostomy care at the South Sacramento, Morse Avenue and Roseville outpatient clinics and is currently re-discovering the joys of foot and nail care at the Morse Ave. Ortho-Podiatry wound clinic.


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