End of life
A seminar with Dr. Thaddeus John Bell
It is well documented that physicians and pastors could be better trained to talk to patients about end of life care. Physicians receive minimal training regarding communicating unsettling information to patients and I am told that pastors are often challenged when dealing with dying patients.
The major barriers that exist for physicians and pastors are lack of cultural sensitivity, trust, understanding the religious needs of the patients, and training. My personal experiences, with the loss of two, adult children, have left me with different perspectives and prompted
Thank you to the pastors of the African Methodist Episcopal Church for their willingness to contribute to this difficult discussion.
firstname.lastname@example.org Rev. Richard Harkness
email@example.com Rev. Dr. Robert Kennedy
Pastor@ebenezeramechurch.net Rev. Dr. William Swinton
Rgoodwater@yahoo.com Rev. Rose Goodwater-Richardson
firstname.lastname@example.org Rev. Eric Manning
email@example.com Rev. Jonathan J. Baker
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