Spiritual Wellbeing and Difficult Emotions

Welcome to the sixth chapter in the course "Team Based Palliative Care Essentials for Parkinson's Disease".

This chapter describes spiritual needs and how to address them in people with Parkinson’s. The goals of this chapter are to define spirituality, spiritual wellness, and spiritual distress, learn to anticipate spiritual struggles and difficult emotions and how to respond to them, understand the process of grief as it relates to loss of function and loss of dreams in Parkinson’s disease, and understand the role of the clinically-trained spiritual care provider/chaplain.

After completing this course, feel free to take a break and come back later or move to the next chapter. 

 

 

Syllabus

 

Introduction to Spiritual Wellbeing and Difficult Emotions
Video

Writing Exercise Dreams for the Future

Defining Terms
Video

Spiritual Struggles
Video

Difficult Emotions
Video

Grief
Video

The Role of the Chaplain 
Video

Key Takeaways 
Video

Chapter Six Quiz

  

 

Course summary
Course opens: 
01/10/2023
Course expires: 
01/10/2026
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Sue Oullette, Ph.D.

Chaplain Neurology Supportive and Palliative Care University of Rochester

Sue E. Ouellette is a chaplain with the neurology supportive and palliative care team at the University of Rochester Medical Center. She also holds a secondary appointment there as an assistant professor in Neurology. Sue holds a Ph.D. in Communication from Kent State University as well as M.A. and M.Div. degrees. She is also a licensed marriage and family therapist and an ordained deacon in the Episcopal Church. Sue taught at the University of Arkansas and Northern Illinois University and chaired the School of Allied Health at the latter institution. She directed a national federally funded research center at Northern Illinois University and served as the director of research at a similar center at the University of Arkansas. Most of Sue’s research centered on improving vocational and social outcomes for persons who are deaf or hard of hearing. She holds the rank of Professor Emeritus at Northern Illinois University, has presented internationally, and has authored numerous publications.

 

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Welcome to the sixth course in your Team-Based Palliative Care journey. This is course six of ten. You can either register for this individual chapter, or for the entire Team-based Palliative Care Essentials course.

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