In this case study, you will explore a chosen culture or religion and discuss the death rituals and the mourning process associated with the culture or religion. As nurses, we must be cultural and spiritually aware while providing hospice and palliative care, for both clients and families. Please review the following resources.
• Mann, D. P. (n.d.). Understanding and surviving grief. Retrieved from http://enrichmentjournal.ag.org/201003/201003_060_Unders_Grief.cfm
• kaelan088. (2008, March 18). Death as seen in different cultures/religions. [Video file]. Retrieved from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UfoBPMKwnb0
Rubric as follows:
Introduction: Grief is an adaptive response to loss and a whole person experience Points
Choose a theorist and discuss their theory (Freud, Bowlby, Kubler-Ross, Parkes, or Klass, Silverman, and Nickman).
Factors that influence the grieving process Points
Discuss factors that may influence a person’s grieving process. Consider the losses.
Worden’s Model of Grief Points
Discuss Worden’s Model of Grief and share how it would be used as a guide in practice.
Influence of culture/religions in the dying and grieving process Points
Choose a culture/religion (Christianity, Judaism, Islam, Buddhism, or any other). Share the death rituals associated with the culture/religion and how it may influence a person’s dying or grieving process.
Reflect on and summarize the dying/grieving process based on Worden’s Model, and factors that influence the dying/grieving process.