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End Of Life Care


End Of Life Care



END OF LIFE CARE

Death is inevitable and a natural part of life, but for the patient this important time can be difficult for the dying person and also their family and close friends. Therefore a health professional's role is to support the patient with maintaining their quality of life in this last stage of life. In this program we provide an introduction to the important aspects of good end of life care, looking closely at the key aims of end of life care, outlining the importance of advanced care planning; examine the use of medication and nutrition; and types of support offered for grieving families and friends. This program also features a number of health professionals who provide their expertise for this difficult topic.

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Item no.: GM08691620
Format: DVD
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Duration: 18 minutes
Copyright: 2010
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PALLIATIVE CARE NURSING: CARING FOR YOURSELF

Delivering palliative care can be both hugely rewarding and, at times, very stressful. It is likely that all health workers will be involved in caring for a dying person at some time. Nurses need to be able to manage their own stress to deliver a good standard of care to their patients. This program provides an introduction to to palliative care stress management. We define stress, and discuss the differences between personal and work-related stress, and discuss the signs of stress-related burnout. This program will equip viewers with the tools and strategies required to manage stress in palliative care more effectively.

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Item no.: DB08691615
Format: DVD
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Duration: 18 minutes
Copyright: 2010
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END-OF-LIFE CARE IN DEMENTIA

This person-centered, culturally-sensitive video will equip caregivers with the skills to provide optimal end-of-life care for persons with dementia. Caregivers will learn how to tailor care to the changing needs of the resident, establish communication about care preferences, support the family members, other residents, and fellow staff, as well as, what to do immediately after a resident death. The video covers 5 areas of end-of-life care:

  • Communication
  • Decision-making Strategies
  • Assessment/Care of Physical and Behavioral Symptoms
  • Psychosocial and Spiritual Support
  • Acknowledgement of a Resident's Death

    This video's 'sharing' approach to end-of-life dementia care also encourages flexible care plans, and discussion of issues related to pain management, active dying symptoms, and comfort levels.


    Item no.: HK01370070
    Format: DVD (With Facilitator's Guide)
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    Duration: 29 minutes
    Copyright: 2008
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    Price: USD 270.00

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    HOLDING OUR OWN: EMBRACING THE END OF THE LIFE

    This powerful yet tender treatment of our final life passage features artist Deidre Scherer, the hospice chorus Hallowell, and Ira Byock, M.D., author of Dying Well. With its gentle, direct, and celebratory approach toward the end of life, Holding Our Own can be shared with audiences of all ages. Excellent for hospices and those dealing with end-of-life issues.

    Review
  • "This film opens us to our fears around aging, loss, death, grief and spirituality and shows us how we might reclaim a rich community based potential at the end of life..." - Balfour M. Mount, M.D. McGill University

    Item no.: TA00480652
    Format: DVD
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    Duration: 57 minutes
    Copyright: 2007
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    Price: USD 175.00

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    LIVING WITH HOSPICE

    A poignant, award-winning documentary by producer Daniel Bergin, spotlights stories of families, patients and caregivers and their experiences with hospice.Their stories provide the viewer with a rare opportunity to hear about dying as a time of comfort, acceptance, love and healing. Quality of life is an underlying theme in each of the hospice stories, turning the most difficult times into a time for healing. Excellent resource for hospice workers and families.

    Item no.: PS00480633
    Format: DVD
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    Duration: 29 minutes
    Copyright: 2006
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    Price: USD 150.00

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    ADVANCE MEDICAL DIRECTIVES: SOMETHING TO THINK ABOUT

    Are you prepared for the unexpected? Do your loved ones know about your wishes for end-of-life care? In just 14 minutes, this new DVD poses leading questions that will help everyone be specific about the personal care they desire at the end of life. It clearly explains the difference between a Living Will and Durable Power of Attorney for Healthcare, and mentions many of the decisions that must be made--including resuscitation, tube feeding, and pain relief options. Viewers will be equipped with everything they need to start thinking about and implementing end-of-life care decisions.

    Item no.: TR01370009
    Format: DVD
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    Duration: 14 minutes
    Copyright: 2005
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    Price: USD 136.00

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    ETHICS OF DYING, THE

    The end of life can raise numerous ethical issues. Prolonging life, advance directives, physician assisted suiside, and patient autonomy are just a few. Join this program for a discussion of these and other ethical issues.

    Item no.: GN29110039
    Format: DVD
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    Duration: 30 minutes
    Copyright: 2004
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    SUCCESSFUL AGING: PALLIATIVE CARE - CARE FOR TERMINALLY ILL PATIENTS

    America is a death denying society that often does not formally prepare individuals to deal with death and dying on personal and emotional levels. Palliative care is a philosophy of care for terminally ill patients, which assures the physical, emotional, social, and spiritual comfort of the dying patient and their family.

    Review
  • "This video discusses the very basic nature of palliative care - terminal care provided to improve the quality of life when a cure is not possible. Discussion focuses around the issue of improving the quality of life that remains and not necessarily the length of the life. The video is simple and straight forward, providing an overview of the topic and sufficient information for viewers to pursue the myriad of issues addressed in greater detail." - Warren Hawkes, New York State Nurses Association, Educational Media Reviews Online

    Item no.: SF00480277
    Format: DVD (Closed Captioned)
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    Duration: 30 minutes
    Copyright: 2003
    StdBkNo.: 1581403364
    Price: USD 145.00

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    READY OR NOT - EXPLORING END-OF-LIFE ISSUES

    An outstanding film that explores end-of -life issues in relationship to first and second year medical students. This film will help medical and nursing students as well as health care professionals understand how to relate to those who are dying with compassion, empathy and understanding. A must see for all those involved in health care.

    Review
  • "READY OR NOT, compellingly describes the wide emotional and intellectual chasm that medical students must bridge in order to communicate effectively with dying patients--a species of human they have encountered rarely. Surely the students who have been through this remarkable program will be better, more sensitive physicians as a result. Their stories--and the insights of the program's organizers--amply demonstrate the importance of this type of experience for our nation's doctors-in-training." - Victoria Weisfeld, Senior Officer, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

    Awards
  • Gold, 2002 National Mature Media Awards
  • Three Star Rating, End-of-Life Physician Education Resource Center (EPERC)
  • Honorable Mention, 50th Columbus International Film & Video Festival

    Item no.: NK00480298
    Format: DVD (Closed Captioned)
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    Duration: 35 minutes
    Copyright: 2001
    StdBkNo.: 1581402090
    Price: USD 195.00

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    FINAL CHAPTER

    A range of cultural issues and attitudes surrounds death and dying. Certainly the age of the dying person, the extent of the illness or injury, as well as the legal and ethical ramifications, are factors that need to be considered in prolonging life and continuing medical support. In recent years, the hospice movement has provided valuable assistance for many dying persons and their families. Because the death of a loved one can have significant health consequences for family and friends, the support provided by familial and social networks plays an extremely important role in easing the pain of separation and loss.

    Item no.: MT00480129
    Format: DVD (Closed Captioned)
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    Duration: 28 minutes
    Copyright: 2000
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    Price: USD 119.00

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    MATTER OF TIME, A: COPING WITH PATIENTS DYING

    By Steve Gillman

    Nurses and volunteers in hospice deal with dying patients everyday. How do they cope with so much loss? How do they face grieving families and dying people in pain day after day? It's not easy. But in A Matter of Time you will find out how they do it. You will meet five hospice workers and a hospital chaplain. Their stories of coping with dying patients are eloquent lessons for anyone in healthcare. Essential for hospice staff and anyone in the caregiving fields.

    Review
  • "A great video for volunteers. The honesty and authenticity of the caregivers touched me deeply. It was an inspiration for my volunteers." - Marybeth Hermon, Hasabel Valley Hospice

    Item no.: HA00480231
    Format: DVD
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    Duration: 20 minutes
    Copyright: 1996
    StdBkNo.: 1581400373
    Price: USD 170.00

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    WHO LIVES, WHO DIES

    By Roger Weisberg

    The rationing of medical care and the inequalities in our heatlh care system. Who Lives, Who Dies, hosted by James Earl Jones, looks at the difficult choices posed by medical procedures, such as organ transplants, that cannot be offered to everyone in need. The program calls into question the extraordinary care that is lavished on those in their final days of life. And the documentary exposes the most pervasive form of rationing in America íV the denial of basic care to the poor.

    Award
  • Gold Award (Consumer Education), John Muir Medical Film Festival, 1988

    Item no.: JV00480822
    Format: DVD
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    Duration: 27 minutes
    Copyright: 1990
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    Price: USD 295.00

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    WHO LIVES, WHO DIES: RATIONING HEALTH CARE

    This powerful documentary shows that despite America's extraordinary medical resources, our health care system is failing a large part of the population. One out of six Americans has no coverage and cannot afford basic care. They must rely on public clinics whose funding is shrinking. We see a woman with a malignancy that spread because she couldn't get treatment; a man with high blood pressure who suffered a cerebral hemorrhage because he could not afford medication; a woman in labor who was not accepted at two hospitals because she had no insurance.

    Poor children are at greatest risk. In the U.S., which ranks 20th in infant mortality, nearly 40,000 infants die every year because they are born prematurely with low birth weight. Two-thirds of these deaths occur among mothers with little or no prenatal care.

    The cruel irony of our system is that, while denying routine preventive care to millions, it often gives dying patients useless care they don't want. Last year, $50 billion was spent on patients in their last six months of life. In the intensive care unit of New York City's Roosevelt Hospital, Dr. David Finley illustrates how difficult it is to withdraw life support equipment.

    The documentary explores the complicated issue of organ transplants, where huge sums of money are spent for the benefit of the relatively few. While it may seem callous to evaluate life-saving technology in terms of costs, such choices are being made.

    Reviews
  • "This outstanding production... raises serious questions concerning medical care in the U.S.A." - Booklist

  • "Highly recommended." - Science Books and Films

    Awards
  • Silver Apple, National Educational Film & Video Festival, 1989
  • Booklist, Editor's Choice, 1989
  • Gold Award, John Muir Medical Film Festival, 1988
  • First Prize, American Journal of Nursing Film Festival, 1988

    Item no.: AZ07000929
    Format: DVD
    Audience: College, Adult
    Duration: 58 minutes
    Copyright: 1988
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    Price: USD 347.00

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    CARE OF THE DYING: A CONSPIRACY OF SILENCE - HELPING THE PATIENT AND FAMILY LIVE WITH TERMINAL ILLNESS

    A Conspiracy of Silence looks at both the reluctance of patients to 'burden' their family members with their terminal illness, and the instinctive need family members feel to 'protect' their loved one from the truth. It also discusses ways caregivers can help families communicate, and go through all the stages of the illness together so they can openly comfort, support, and express their true emotions to each other and avoid feelings of guilt or regret later on.

    Item no.: TA01370059
    Format: DVD
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    Duration: 20 minutes
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    Price: USD 227.00

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    CARE OF THE DYING: COMFORT MEASURES AT THE END OF LIFE

    The program suggests ways to offer comfort and provide the most beneficial treatment options for the elderly and terminally ill when they elect not to continue life-prolonging procedures. The program stresses the need for caregivers to give patients and families full disclosure of their choices, the potential side effects of those choices, and the expected, resulting quality of life. Decisions on pain assessment and management, hydration and tube feeding are discussed, as well as, the caregiver's role as a 'comforting presence' to the patient and the family.

    Item no.: YT01370148
    Format: DVD
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    Duration: 37 minutes
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    Price: USD 227.00

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    CARE OF THE DYING: LEARNING ABOUT DYING: DEATH, THE FINAL STAGE OF LIFE

    This program will help caregivers to examine and come to terms with their own attitudes and emotions about death and the dying process. The program stresses the importance of caregivers learning to understand and accept death as the last, natural stage of the life cycle before they can effectively fulfill the physical, emotional, and spiritual needs of the patient (and the family members). Caregivers will learn that quality care for the dying goes past physical comfort and pain management to include giving the patient a choice in what happens during the final days of life, and respecting the diverse cultural traditions and spiritual needs of each patient.

    Item no.: DL01370149
    Format: DVD
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    Duration: 20 minutes
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    Price: USD 227.00

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    CARE OF THE DYING: MAKING DECISIONS AND PLANS

    This program will help caregivers to communicate openly with patients and their families about the terminal illness that the patient is facing, so the patient and family members can have the information they need to make appropriate decisions. The program documents the importance of being honest with the terminally ill person and their family members so they can:
  • understand, ask questions, and make critical choices together
  • experience acceptance and a sense of closure

    The program reinforces the role of the caregiver as a supporter of the decisions that are made in regards to treatment or non-treatment options, and encourages caregivers to openly express their own emotions about losing patients that they have come to know and care for over an extended period of time.


    Item no.: FW01370062
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    Duration: 20 minutes
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    Price: USD 227.00

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    END OF LIFE

    This program discusses care at the end of life, primarily focusing on pallative care of individuals and their families. The program's focus is on spiritual and supportive aspects of care rather than physical care. Information on the role and importance of advance care planning and advance directives is also presented.

    Item no.: BN03830002
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    PALLIATIVE CARE: THERAPIES FOR THE DYING PATIENT

    Robert N. Butler, MD; Sean Morrison, MD; Jane Morris, RN, MS; Kathleen M. Foley, MD, Robert Burt, JD

    How people die in the US; Differences, if any, in the ways men and women die; The common wish of patients to die at home; Financial costs associated with medical care of the dying; Myths and truths about physician's legal responsibilities to dying patients. How to assure a peaceful death.


    Item no.: EN01240097
    Format: DVD
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    Duration: 90 minutes
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    UNDERSTANDING LIFE PLANS

    This program sheds light on the benefits of staff members encouraging residents (or family members if the resident is incapable of making decisions) to write down or, at least, make known their final decisions. The program touches on the personal decisions that must be made such as, the choice to be resuscitated or not, to get a feeding tube or not, to be transferred to an acute care setting or not. The program documents the importance of staff members helping residents and family to understand treatment options and do their best to comfort and improve quality of life for residents.

    Item no.: TC01370254
    Format: DVD
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    Duration: 18 minutes
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    GROWN-UP TEARS - ADULTS GRIEVING THE DEATH OF A PARENT

    By Leslie Kussmann

    Losing a parent can be one of the most difficult and painful times in our lives, regardless of how old we are. The loss of a parent stirs many memories from childhood through adulthood. There can be such great sadness that the parent will not be present for many major life passages such as weddings, childbirth, grandparenting and career changes. For many adults, the loss of emotional support and guidance can be devastating. This video explores how adults feel about - and cope with - the loss of their parent(s) through the eyes and experiences of seven individuals and three professionals. The participants share stories of what life was like at the actual moment of death as well as their anticipation of the death of the parent. In addition, participants discuss how the loss of the parent(s) affected relationships with family and friends and has redefined who they are and what they do. The spiritual side is also explored as participants discuss their desire for and connections with the parent who has died. Excellent video for professionals to use for training purposes, workshops and classroom settings.

    Review
  • "This gentle film looks at the powerful role that our parents play in our lives and how one is affected by their death. What is so beautiful about this film is how the child-parent bond is portrayed. Superb for staff and volunteer training and for bereavement support groups." - Leah Sherman, MSW, Bereavement Services, VNA Care Choices

    Award
  • Bronze Award, Columbus International Film & Video Festival

    Item no.: YJ00480145
    Format: DVD
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    Duration: 28 minutes
    Copyright: 1997
    StdBkNo.: 158140025X
    Price: USD 215.00

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    HOW TO SAY GOODBYE: BEING AN ADULT CHILD

    Although there is no easy way to say goodbye to a loved one, this program will be instrumental in helping adult children come to terms with some of the emotions and decisions involved in the last days of a loved one's life. The program also discusses the benefits of having prior communication with a loved one about advance directives, and having ongoing discussions about treatment options and expectations throughout the length of the illness. The program will be an effective tool to initiate discussion about accepting the loss of a parent and improving the quality of life in a loved one's final days.

    Item no.: FH01370187
    Format: DVD
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    Duration: 24 minutes
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    Price: USD 227.00

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