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Experts and practitioners address critical end of life concerns for patients and their families.

Death and Dying (Video) UCTV

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Experts and practitioners address critical end of life concerns for patients and their families.

    • video
    Learning from Dying: Buddhist Understandings of Consciousness and Death - A Conversation with Robert Thurman

    Learning from Dying: Buddhist Understandings of Consciousness and Death - A Conversation with Robert Thurman

    Renowned Tibetan Buddhist scholar and Columbia University Professor Robert A.F. Thurman is joined in conversation by his colleague Isa Gucciardi and UCSF's Eve Ekman and David Bullard. They explore Buddhist understandings about consciousness and death. Series: "Wellbeing " [Health and Medicine] [Humanities] [Show ID: 32673]

    • 1 hr 24 min
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    Late-life Depression and Bereavement - Research on Aging

    Late-life Depression and Bereavement - Research on Aging

    Depression in older adults is under-recognized and under-treated. Sidney Zisook, MD shares the warning signs - with some surprising information about how physical symptoms can often be a key in diagnosis. He also discusses bereavement and what can be done when grief becomes acute and prolonged. Series: "Stein Institute for Research on Aging" [Health and Medicine] [Education] [Professional Medical Education] [Show ID: 32676]

    • 1 hr 27 min
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    Nature's Impact on the Seriously Ill Patient

    Nature's Impact on the Seriously Ill Patient

    Rev. Denah Joseph, Chaplain and Associate Director UCSF Palliative Care Service, reflects on the positive effects of connecting the seriously ill patient with nature. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 32151]

    • 1 min
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    Power to the People: How Advance Care Planning Can Help You Prepare for Future Medical Decisions and Get the Care that is Right for You

    Power to the People: How Advance Care Planning Can Help You Prepare for Future Medical Decisions and Get the Care that is Right for You

    It is important that our wishes about medical care, should we become incapable of making our own decisions, be known. Find out what you need to know about life-planning decisions including the living will/advance directive and durable power of attorney for health care. This course was made possible by the Optimizing Aging Collaborative at UCSF which is supported by the UCSF Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Grant Number U1QHP28727. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 31557]

    • 1 hr 26 min
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    What is My Prognosis? Using Information on Life Expectancy to Make Important Decisions

    What is My Prognosis? Using Information on Life Expectancy to Make Important Decisions

    Dr. Alex Smith is a clinician-researcher at the University of California San Francisco who is at the forefront of efforts to integrate geriatrics and palliative care. This course was made possible by the Optimizing Aging Collaborative at UCSF which is supported by the UCSF Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) Grant Number U1QHP28727. Series: "Mini Medical School for the Public" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 31556]

    • 1 hr 26 min
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    Hospice Care

    Hospice Care

    Hospice Care brings compassionate care into the lives of terminally ill patients, and grief support services to their families.

    Series: "Coming of Age Lecture Series" [Health and Medicine] [Show ID: 29768]

    • 21 min

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