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Learning from Dr. Mitsuo Aoki: Understanding and working with persons with terminal illness

February 7 @ 5:00 pm 7:30 pm HST

Introducing a video, discussion and teaching series focused on working with individuals with serious and terminal illness.

February 7, 14, 21, 28 &
March 6, 13, 20, 27
5:00 to 7:30 PM

Registration deadline: 02/04/2024

Attend one or all classes in person (limited to 30) or on zoom. All classes are free of charge. Donations are accepted. For more information visit www.mitsaokilegacyfoundation.org

Register in advance. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Regularly scheduled series is intended for professionals and health care support staff/volunteers. However, adult community family members are also welcomed to attend.

The sessions are based on actual classes of Dr. Aoki teaching filmed in 1987 and two interviews of Dr. Aoki working with Roger who has been diagnosed with a terminal illness. Kōkua Mau will also present on advanced health care planning. 

Course Objectives: 

  • Explore and manage participant’s own awareness about death and dying and become more comfortable with assisting others during this time of life.
  • Implement various skills and methods used to help and support someone who is facing the end-of-life.
  • Identify the importance of rituals and traditions in the grief process.
  • Engage with the multi-disciplinary health care and/or community teams to identify methods and techniques to assist a person with accessing resources in order to live during their dying.
  • Download the flyer for details