Chronic Illness and Care of the Terminally Ill Patient 2224
Dr. John Lockenour
This course is designed to introduce the students to concepts associated with loss, grief, death, and dying. The course includes introductory information about the denial of death in society, grief responses, communication strategies, and care. It will also go over supporting the dying and their family, physical dying processes, and common legal issues associated with end-of-life decisions. Attendees will also discover the options and ethical dilemmas commonly seen in the healthcare arena today.
- Identify the general population's and your values and attitudes concerning loss, grief, death, and dying.
- Discuss physical aspects of death and the dying process, and physical care of the dying patient.
- Recognize usual grief behaviors in adults and children and initiate appropriate interventions.
- Discuss the nature of grief experienced by professionals working with dying patients and their families and the coping strategies used by these professionals.
- Discuss current end-of-life issues from diverse ethical and legal perspectives.
- Discuss the role of spiritual support and religious practices in coping, bereavement, and death rituals.
- Identify the contribution memorialization, and funerals make to the grieving process.
Speaker: John D. Lockenour DC, DABCO, DABCA
Dr. John Lockenour is a 1977 graduate of Palmer College of Chiropractic. After completing his graduate degree, he completed a diplomat through the American Board of Chiropractic Orthopedist. Additional certification in chiropractic rehabilitation, manipulation under anesthesia, and applied diagnostic testing, along with a fellowship in the International Academy of Medical Acupuncture give him a vast background that he brings to teaching and consulting. Over the last 28 years of full-time practice, Dr. Lockenour built one of the largest and most successful chiropractic practices in the State of Indiana. As vice president of the Indiana State chiropractic Association, he was the only doctor to receive chiropractor of the year on two occasions, once in 1991 and again in 2000. For the last 20 years, Dr. Lockenour has taught postgraduate courses in orthopedics, whiplash injuries, physical therapy, nutrition, and practice management. At present he is an Assistant Professor at Palmer College of Chiropractic Florida. His informative and motivational style of speaking makes him a very popular speaker and sought-after consultant.
This lecture has been approved by Texas College of Chiropractic and quality control checked by the Florida Chiropractic Association. This lecture has attained approval in the following states: CO, CT, DE, DC, FL, GA, ID, IL, IA, ME, MD, MA, MI, MT, NE, NJ, NM, NY, OR, RI, SC, UT, VT, VA, and WA.
- 1.00 Certified Chiropractic Physicians Assistant (CCPA) CE
- 1.00 General (GEN) credit
- 1.00 Doctor of Chiropractic (DC) CE
- 1.00 Ethics (ETH) credit
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