Certificate Course Descriptions
AU H101 Hospice Philosophy
The history of hospice module includes time lines off historical landmarks that brought hospice to it’s current status in our health care system today. The philosophy of hospice is the essence of every agency’s program.
AU H102 Ethics and Confidentiality
The privacy and ethical issues surrounding volunteerism are addressed.
AU H103 Interdisciplinary Roles
This course discusses all the roles involved in the care and management of the patients and their caregivers.
AU H104 Communication
In this course we stress the art of authentic listening.
AU H105 Grief and Bereavement
What to say when you don’t know what or how to say it to someone who has suffered a loss.
AU H106 MBSR and other Techniques of Palliative Care
Journal for healing, activities, and stress reduction are tools addressed for use with caregivers.
AU H107 Death and Dying
The stages of dying. Describes different milestones that are general observations.
AU H108 Beyond the Basics
Overview of alternative therapies utilized in hospice. Some of the therapies are music, massage, and pet therapy.